The Bosphorus has the most beautiful location in the world. It is in a very important place due to being between Europe and Asia. It provides the transition between the sea of Marmara and the Blacksea. It connects Aegean Sea and Mediterranean Sea from Marmara.
Due to its geographical location, it has attracted the attention of all people throughout history. Everyone who passes here wants to live here.
There are many beautiful houses on the shores of the Bosphorus. There are old mansions and palaces made of wood. You can travel by small boats. On the European side, there are districts such as Ortaköy, Kurucesme, Bebek, Emirgan, Istinye, Yeniköy, Tarabya, Kireçburnu, Cayirbasi, Büyükdere, Sarıyer and Rumelikavagi. On the Asian side, there are districts such as Üsküdar, Kuzguncuk, Beylerbeyi, Cengelköy, Kanlica, Anadoluhisari, Kandilli, Pasabahce, Beykoz and Anadolukavagi. There are many beautiful places where you can sit and eat and drink tea and coffee. Each district has its own unique beauty. From all of them, you can watch the Bosphorus from different angles.
Bridges of Istanbul Bosphorus
Small or large ships passing through the Bosphorus add a different beauty. There are three Bosphorus bridges connecting the continent of Europe and Asia. While passing through these bridges, you can watch the beauty of the Bosphorus. The first bridge is Bosphorus bridge open at 1973. The second bridge is Fatih Sultan Mehmet (FSM) bridge open at 1988. The third bridge is Yavuz Sultan Selim (YSS) bridge open at 2016.
The Bosphorus view from the Rumeli fortress on the European side and the Anadolu fortress on the Asian side is great. This fortresses are very old. They build 14th century. You can visit this castles and you can watch the Bosphorus.
Best View of Istanbul Bosphorus
One of the places where you can watch the Bosphorus is the Camlica Hill. There is a great Bosphorus view from Camlıca, which is the highest hill in Istanbul. There are very nice cafes and restaurants on the hill. You can enjoy both by taking food and drink and watching the view of the Bosphorus.
In the evening, it has a different beauty. It is very romantic to watch the sunset from somewhere on the edge of the Bosphorus.
You can watch the Bosphorus view with a romantic dinner at many restaurants on the Bosphorus coast and sea side.
You can enjoy the night accompanied by the Bosphorus view in places such as restaurants, cafes, bars on the top of many high-rise buildings in Istanbul.
Another way to have fun in the Istanbul Bosphorus at night is to have fun in the Bosphorus with dinner cruise boats. These boats usually depart at 20:30 on the European side from Kabataş, Ortaköy and Kurucesme. You will have a an unforgettable night with dinner, drink, belly dancer and folk dance.
We invite you for discover the beauty of Istanbul Bosphorus. If you contact to us we will be glad to help you for Istanbul Bosphorus boat tours with our local expert guide. And also for dinner cruise we would like to help you.