This bridge is a must for your stay in Istanbul. It spans the Golden Horn and is the link between the historic city and a more colourful modern day city with its rich tapestry of different cultures. This is not just a place of passage, it is also an attraction in itself. It is certainly the best place to see the two faces of Istanbul. From the bridge you will have a breathtaking view of the Galata Tower, as well as the beautiful mosques, the Topkapi Palace and across the Golden Horn.
You can cross it on foot, by tram, go over or underneath where you will find colourful restaurants and a thousand ways to cook fish.
You can rent fishing equipment and blend with the locals. Take a pause at sunset, and contemplate the beauty and life of this amazing city.
This apparent passing place will in fact become one of your favorite destinations. Enjoy eating on both sides, take a pause at sunset and contemplate the beauty and life of this amazing city.
How to get there : Blue Line stop Karaköy (3 TL the way).