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The Bosphorus Bridge

Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 507 430 15 56
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Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 507 430 15 56
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We didn't actually make it to the gridge. Pity, since it connects two continents. However we viewed it at night from our cruise ship and the colored light show is very pretty.

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried finding a way onto the bridge so as to walk across. Gave up after many false steep road climbs. If you need to cross it then it's on one of the routes of the hop on hop off tour bus.

Thank StephenMilward
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its one of 4 such bridges which connects asian side with european side . You can take a walk & see locals fishing 7 enjoying great iews. ideally plan in the evening to get a glimse of well light istanbul & watch both sides of...More

Thank Dipubose
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a big bridge, connecting the Asian part of the city to its European part. We crossed the bridge a couple of time with some crazy taxi drivers. The bridge can be used as a backdrop for numerous photo-ops from either banks of the...More

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling between two continents in the same country, over the beautiful Bosphorus is a lifetime experience and it must be on your to-Do list when you come to Istanbul. It's very easy to pass the bridge with public transport. The unique view will be worth...More

Thank Erge D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

For many tourists, it's amazing to cross the Bosphorus bridges because you go between Europe and Asia. That's not such a big deal to the locals who are more focused on getting from home to work and back again. You have a number of options...More

Thank moviegeekjn
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Not much of a tourist attraction ,but more of an engineering feet and a visual for eyes at night when the lights illuminate the structure. The bridge and the access roads leading to it can get extremely crowded with traffic most of the times.

Thank chinu55
Reviewed 9 July 2017

It is amazing how beautiful the Bosphorus bridges look any time of the day! I personally love them from the Asian side; especially from Cengelkoy and Beylerbeyi

Thank Adii D
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The Bosphorus Bridge is unique in its architecture. Most people prefer dinnercruise and watch the bridge in night with amazing lights. It is looking very beautiful at night time. It connects Asian part of Istanbul with Europe side.

1  Thank Kausar W
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The Bosphorus Bridge or officially 15 July Martyrs Bridge, also called the First Bridge, is one of the three suspension bridges spanning the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul, Turkey, thus connecting Europe and Asia!!

Thank Noora A
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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22 June 2017|
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Response from lovetravelling0820 | Reviewed this property |
When I went, I took a taxi. There is a lovely park a couple of minutes drive, once you are on the Asian side, complete with picture worthy snapshots and refreshing ice cream. After you go, let your TA travelers know if... More
Ana B
24 February 2016|
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Response from Pete C | Reviewed this property |
Try the public tram system.I'll try to find out which station you need to alight. Also depends where you're travelling from but the trams are really good.
Leslie B
29 October 2015|
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Response from Selçuk A | Reviewed this property |
The Bridge joins the european and asian side of İstanbul/ Turkey. Both sides are in the same city
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