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“Bridging the gap”
Review of Galata Bridge

Galata Bridge
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USD 50.00*
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A Taste of Istanbul: Street Food Tour
Ranked #73 of 1,193 things to do in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This bridge spans the Golden Horn, connecting the old city with Beyoglu, the northern district of Istanbul.
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Walk over the Galata bridge from eminonuo to galata karakoy area to get the feel of it all .As soon as you hop on to galata bridge it starts to smell fish which is but natural since there are people catching fish with their rods and on the lower level there are alot of fish restaurants .

Thank Shehla2017
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

The bridge is full of fishermen. You can also buy fresh bread, Turkish ice cream, water and tea on the bridge. Underneath the bridge are several fish and chicken restaurants that are very reasonable for the location.

Thank Matthew970
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Good place... But not a good environment... If you take the time Vivo to the sea and beautiful...All in good.

Thank Shima B
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurants along the way under the bridge to drink Turkish tea and eat fresh caught mackerel for lunch (Balik Elmek)on your way to the Dolmabahçe Palace! You see the fisherman catching your next lunch! Beautiful views on a sunny day.

Thank Sandria L
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Crossing the golden horn with two levels
The top span carries tramway, road and pedestrian crossing
It’s also a place where many rod fishermen and women use to hook fish from the sea
At the lower level there are many seafood restaurants where you can dine outside at water level and watch the seaway and ferries
In the Bosporus large ships and tankers transit to the Black Sea

Thank Maxiesan
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