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Galata Bridge

Galata Koprusu Kemankes Karamustafa Pasa | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
+90 212 243 95 01
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This bridge spans the Golden Horn, connecting the old city with Beyoglu, the northern district of Istanbul.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish sandwich” (101 reviews)
“golden horn” (149 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Galata Koprusu Kemankes Karamustafa Pasa | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
+90 212 243 95 01
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Reviewed yesterday

Everyone who visits Istanbul must walk this bridge once, to see the view, the three ocean bodies meeting and to experience the sensation of actually being in this unique city. This is the bridge that connects the historial and modern Istanbul .

Thank sws5891
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If in Istanbul, you need to walk across the Galata Bridge. You will find fishermen of all ages fishing on the upper deck of the bridge. There is a staircase that leads you down to the restaurants on the lower levels. The restaurants can be...More

Thank Lydia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was nice watching the local men fishing from this bridge. Most are amateur fishermen, although there are some serious fishermen who catch large numbers of fish in a year. Very busy, colourful, a taste of the real Istanbul.

Thank annedriscoll123
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can eat Balik Ekmek there while enjoying sea view . You can see some balik restaurants under the bridge . The view of sunset above the bridge is amazing. The bridge is near galata tower.

Thank Elinjoun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You should visit Galata Bridge and dine in one of its restaurants. You can have your meal while enjoying the Bosphorus view. Highly recommend it.

Thank Zoukaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The galata bridge is itneresting. You can find there a lot of fisherman. Under the bridge there are some caffes and restaurant. In my opinion nothing special. The view for bosphore is quite normal like from the seaside. No sens to go there, but it...More

Thank Tomek W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Watch the sunset and fisherman on the Galata bridge, take a stroll amongst the people enjoying the views ( a must see) I love this place

Thank Roxi786
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful view of Istanbul. Old and authentic. Go early in the day to skip the cues. Decent price.

Thank Fawaz A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a lovely bridge that has restaurants below and you get amazing views of the sea. they have shisha cafes for shisha lovers.

Thank Queenfdez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have being stay in karakoy and galata area, one of the best area to live and Enjoy and visit most of the areas of Istanbul especially the old city and Misri market. Galata bring always crowd of people and fisher, You'll enjoy travel walking...More

Thank Mohammed A
Sitting pretty with an age-old air about it, Karakoy
is situated on the European side of the Bosphorus at
the mouth of the Golden Horn. Perhaps the city’s most
historically significant area, it’s currently one of
the most happening parts of town as well. Here street
vendors and alfresco fish restaurants line the banks
of the Horn where the views of major attractions
across the water rival Karakoy’s own key attractions,
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12 August 2017|
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Response from maartenw2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that's possible and a nice walk!
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4 July 2015|
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Response from ChristopherHartman | Reviewed this property |
Without a doubt, walk Istiklal to Galata. From there you can ride the Funicular, but I would argue walk down the hill instead. It is a beautiful trek down.
16 March 2015|
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Response from yramoet | Reviewed this property |
if I am not wrong there are two or three, exept the Galata one. We walked along the Ataturk bridge.