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Two Continents with Dolmabahce Palace Half-day Tour From Istanbul
"Daily departure at 11.30am and returns at 5pm.Bosphorus Bridge drive on the bridge and enjoy the beautiful view when crossing the bridge from Europe to Asia. It is 1704m long and was the 4th longest in the world when completed. Unique chance to step from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes. the highest point in Istanbul exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul city and Bosphorus. Give a little break for lunch here and Enjoy the view while your are eating your tasty meal.Ortakoy ( No stop ) is a cosmopolitan area bordering waters of the Bosphorus. Turks Greeks
From EUR50.00
 
Istanbul Two Continents Half-Day Tour
"Your tour of Istanbul starts with a visit to Beylerbeyi Palace.Beylerbeyi Palace was constructed in 1861–65 by Sarkis Balyan a famous Armenian architect. Beylerbeyi is the largest and most elegant Ottoman palace located right by the Bosphorus Bridge and the waterfront.After touring the palace you will then cross the Bosphorus Bridge for a unique chance to travel from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in only two minutes!Once on the Asian side you'll enjoy magnificent views of Istanbul from Camlica Hill the highest point in the city. The picture-postcard panorama of Istanbul is spread before you from a viewpoint of beautiful gardens landscaped in the traditional Ottoman style."""
From $50.00
 
Bosphorus Bridge From Europe to Asia From Istanbul
"The Bosporus BridgeBuilt in 1974 the bridge connects the European and the Asian sections of Istanbul. While traveling over 60 meters above the sea level an immaculate sight of the city’s both modern and ancient sites can be seen.Çamlica HillThe highest point in Istanbul with a panoramic command over the city. Provided that Istanbul chooses to show its beauties and blesses the visitors with a clear day one can see (and picture) forever.Beylerbeyi PalaceOne of the largest lavishly furnished 19th century summer residences of the Ottoman sultans. The rooms are kept with their original furniture; and visitors feel like being house guests to the Imperial family.Baghdad StreetOnce the grouping point for the merchan this popular street on the Asian side of Istanbul has elegant boutiques and shopping alternatives. This will be a perfect chance to see the urban lifestyle of modern Istanbul.Please note that the Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Mondays and Thursda
From $39.00

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The Bosphorus Bridge

The Bosphorus Bridge is a suspension bridges spanning the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul, thus connecting Europe and Asia. The bridge extends between Ortaköy (in Europe) and Beylerbeyi (in Asia). This...
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apbeaches
Aug 20, 2015

Bosphorus Bridge, Istanbul, TR

"Istanbul" is the only city on the planet which combines the two continents "Europe" and "Asia" with a bridge ...Actually they are two bridges, the first one build and opened to service is the...
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TrendsetterME
Jun 19, 2013

The Bosphorus Bridge

The fact that the Bosphorus Bridge links two continents - Asia and Europe, makes it quite unique. It is quite a great feeling driving over the bridge and leaving the one continent only to enter the...
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mvtouring
Oct 09, 2009

First Bosphorus bridge

The Bosphorus bridge was built in 1973 by the Cleveland Bridge and Engineering of Darlington England. Total length is 1560 metres, and goes from Asia to Europe or even Europe to Asia ! ! It is a...
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alectrevor
May 30, 2009

Bosphorus Bridge-Bogazici Köprüsü

The Bosphorus Bridge is one of the two bridges in Istanbul, spanning the Bosphorus strait and thus connecting Europe and Asia. It was completed in 1973. The bridge is located between Ortaköy (on the...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
May 12, 2009

The Bridge

Bosphorus Bridge is the first connection between Anatolia and Europe. With the efforts of 35 engineers and 400 men, it was completed and opened in 30th October 1973, when our Republic was 50 years and...
ozalp
Jul 29, 2008

Bosphorus Bridge

Completed in 1973, the Bosphorus Bridge was the first linking the European side with Asia. At the time of completion it was the longest suspension bridge outside the United States. It connects the...
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MM212
May 07, 2008

The Bridge connecting Continents

The Bosphorus Bridge lies between Ortakoy and Beylerbeyi..This beautiful bridge gives us the opportunity to pass from Asia to Europe or vice versa..Enjoy the marvellous scene while you're riding on...
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amouramour
Aug 10, 2007

Ataturk Bridge

Bosphorus Bridge is the 1st suspension bridge, connecting Europe and Asia.It took 3 years (1970-73) to build this bridge that looks like Severn Bridge in England.The bridge, also known as Ataturk...
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viddra
Apr 12, 2007

The Bridge.!

Boshphor bridge is something that Turkey should be proud with.!it crosses over the sea,its something when you stay there and start take photos from a top view to the sea and the down of the city.!I...
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siso010
Oct 17, 2005

Europe and Asia shake hands

The huge impressive bridge connects the europian side of turky to the asian side of it.If you take a long city tour they stop there so you have the opportunity to take pictures.lots of traffic...
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prikje
Sep 08, 2005

The Continental Connection

Although we were on the European side of Istanbul throughout our visit, it was cool to see the bridge connecting the 2 continents. For as skinny as the bosphorous looks on a map, it was a surprise to...
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HotRodEtte
May 27, 2005
 
 
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Yildiz Park

Yıldız Park is a historical, urban park in Besiktas district of Istanbul and its one of the largest public parks in Istanbul. The park is located in Yıldız quarter between the palaces of Yıldız and...
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Dolmabahce Palace

When walking to the direction of Tophane from the coast side of Beşiktaş District of Istanbul, Inönü Stadium can be seen on the right side, the visitors’ entrance door of Dolmabahçe Palace can be seen...
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Balik Pazari Fish Market

Balik Pazari, or the Fish Market, is off of Istiklal Caddesi and is far from being a must-see historical attraction. Nevertheless, I love to visit markets and to see shoppers and merchants going about...
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Galata Tower

The Galata Tower is the cylindrical tower with the pointed roof that juts out of the Galata skyline on the Karaköy side of the Golden Horn. Historically the Galata area was populated by the Venetians...
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Gulhane Park

One of the absoloutely oldest structures in this ancient city is the so called Goth's Column, a 15 metres high granite monolith with a Corinthian capital on top. Not very much is known regarding its...
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Great Palace Mosaic Museum

I probably wouldn't have thought to visit this museum except that it was on the Museum Pass and it was very close to everything else we were visiting. I happen to like mosaics a lot so I thought this...
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