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The Bosphorus Bridge

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Address: Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey
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Hanging bridge

This one was a very big hanging bridge. Very beautifully decorated with lights in the night. This bridge separates Europe and Asia.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Paris, France
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This one was a very big hanging bridge. Very beautifully decorated with lights in the night. This bridge separates Europe and Asia.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We cruised on the Bosphorus Strait and passed under the bridge which links the Asian to the European side. A beautiful bridge;

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed Istanbul so much!!! Definitely my favorite city! It was interesting to get to know about different culture, traditions and sights. Bosphorus is amazing! 12 lira Bosphorus tour by boat highly recommend!

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Istanmbul for a business and we had limited time to explore this beautiful city well. However we visited the main spots of this old City. One of the places I liked in this city was Bosphorus Bridge. There are great views of the Bosphorus strait and Sea from the bridge. I liked mostly the yachts, vessels and chips... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bridge connects asia and europe and it is one of many bridges in Istanbul but i think is the most beautiful With illumination during the night it gives a beautiful reflection on water.and also has a stunning view at sunset. It gives you a lot the beautiful view of istanbul while passing there. Istanbul is famous of their cafes... More 

Kalamata, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's expensive to drive through it but don't worry. There are many spots around the city where you can admire the bridge.

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Kamari, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a huge and impressive bridge.The most impressive at this bridge is the agent that connects two continents.It's not the only one in the city.There are two bridges that connect Europe and Asia in Istanbul.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful bridge , and it looks really nice during the night time when the red lights are flashing on the bridge ,

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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there is a large place under the bridge where u can eat and drink and see cargo and cruise ships parked.long bridge nicely lit at night.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here we are bridging from Europe to Asia. You have to be getting photos of that! And possibly cruising under it and driving over it (warning - lots of traffic). There is a flag/banner hanging to let you know the wind as well. You can see this bridge a very long ways off if you are near the waterfront.

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