Top Landmarks in Istanbul Bosphorus are Galata Tower, Maiden’s Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Ortakoy, Bosphorus Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace, Anatolian Fortress and Rumeli Fortress. You can reach more detailed information with the interactive map of Istanbul Bosphorus Strait below.
The Galata Tower, Galata Kulesi in Turkish, is one of the highest and oldest towers of Istanbul. 63 meter (206 feet) high tower provides a panoramic view of the old town.Close
Home to the last six sultans of the abolished Ottoman Empire; it portrays everything that was right and wrong about their rule and reign for over 600 years.Close
In 1835, Sultan Mahmud II ordered the construction of a palace which features the mixture of Ottoman and Western architecture style.Close
Ortakoy is one of the most famous places in Istanbul because of its multicultiral and multireligious background.Close
In Turkish, Beylerbeyi means, “lord of lords” and the palace is located in Asian side and Uskudar district of Istanbul.
It consists of six halls, 26 rooms and has three entrances. The Ottomans planted different kind of trees for the gardens.
The Bosphorus Bridge is one of two bridges that spans the Bosphorus Strait, connecting the European and Asian sides of Istanbul. It stretches from Ortakoy on the European side to Beylerbeyi on the Asian side and is sometimes referred to as the First Bosphorus Bridge.Close
The Anatolian Fortress is located at the narrowest part of Istanbul. Sultan Beyazıt I ordered the construction of the fortress in order to control the sea traffic.Close
Rumeli Fortress is the proof that Fatih Sultan Mehmet took his conquest of Istanbul seriously. The fortress, which has been guarding the Bosphorus for a hundred years, has become a place where local people have been given shelter and cultural organizations.Close
The tower is located at the southern entrance of the Bosphorus and it will definetly take your breath away with its marvellous view.Close