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This river separates the old and new sections of Istanbul. The commercial center of the city for 2000 years, many markets and the Chamber of Commerce still line its shores today.
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| Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

l higly rekomend ewrybady to come here and see how istanbul beautifull halıç was hawe beatufull bsy eminönü shop

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank espeta
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The Golden Horn is an estuary where Bosphorus Strait meets the Sea of Marmara and so formed a narrow peninsula called "Old Istanbul" - the historic center. It is spanned by several bridges: The most famous one is the Galata Bridge.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CarlaColumna123
Reviewed 1 November 2018

If you have time to take a long walk, we recommend that you do so by walking through the Topkapi Palace gardens. From there you can cross the busy byways and stroll along miles of the Bosphorus shore. You'll definitely have opportunities to enjoy the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wmiiidmv
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

This is where you must go to fully appreciate the beauty of Istanbul, the city which straddles the two continents of Asia and Europe. Located near the Golden Horn, and with an elevator to bring you to the bridge and platform level, you could access...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Went on the Hop On Hop Off bus route of the Golden Horn. Absolutely nothing to see, if you're not interested in either of the stops on the route, don't bother.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank caz_jw
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Our hotel, a great 5-star hotel called Lazzoni, was located right on the Golden Horn. We had a beautiful view and went for long walks along the shore. There are many hotels and restaurants in the vicinity.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SMV5
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Busy waterway in the heart of Istanbul dividing Sultanamet and the area around the Galata tower. great place to watch the constantly moving boats and ferries.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FaizalP61
Reviewed 4 October 2018

A beautiful body of water, sometimes confused fr the biospheres. Eminonu is the central hub for travel and transport, good transport links to attractions and ferries to the Asian side. Breathtaking views of the bospherus

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tasneem K
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The Golden Horn is often confused with the Bosphorous and has some equally beautify water vistas. It, too, is a bustling waterway.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank treborz1
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Really enjoyed seeing this area of Istanbul and Galata Bridge. We got a fish sandwich off one of the boats that cooks those and it was awesome. Definitely a no miss

Date of experience: September 2018
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