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Galata Bridge, Istanbul

Categories: Bridges, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web
While not much to look at, Galata Bridge represents a tiny microcosm of life in the city, linking Beyoglu and Eminonu districts. The current bridge was built in 1992, replacing several earlier versions which were no longer feasible. Both Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were at times enlisted to design the bridge to cross the Golden Horn. Da Vinci's design was not accepted by the Sultan, while Michelangelo rejected the invitation to work on the project. Experience the sights of mosques and the Galata Tower on the horizon as you walk the length of the bridge. Most days you'll find dozens of men casting their fishing lines into the water below and street vendors peddling Turkish snacks, souvenirs, and fishing bait. Below the bridge, discover restaurants and cafes serving up Turkish food and drinks. To visit Galata Bridge and other attractions in Istanbul, use our Istanbul vacation route planner.
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  • Error of bridge overlooking the sea and has a pedestrian path and there are several restaurants and cafes near him deserves to walk there for walking enthusiasts
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  • Galata bridge impresses with panache. On it cars and trams go, and pedestrians strolling, and fishermen fishing, and all have space! ) And sunset views with him awesome beautiful!
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  • A must visit in Istanbul, on the bridge are the bars of Turkish cuisine, the fishermen catch the fish, near the bridge is a few. From the bridge you can admire views of the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn, is a must see.
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  • Very cool. Much more interesting than simple something that lets you cross the water. Between the fresh fish sandwich vendors and the under-bridge bazaars and dining areas, it is definitely something that is unique to Istanbul. Worth a visit.
  • Great views, great sunsets, terrible restaurants and an overriding smell of fish
  • The best view of gelata bridge can be seen from Gelata Tower. Rent yourself a fishing road along the bridge and join the local for some fishing fun.
  • Very nice bridge and view Under the bridge variety of food and the recommended time before sunset and evening Few people fishing from the bridge top Shisha served and in an open place Live music is most restaurants Food rate is good and average Restaurant employees will keep calling to see the menu Service level is ***
  • Ustumden yuruyerek gecmenizi oneririm, Eminonunden balik ekmek alip karakoye dogru yuruyerek balik ziyafeti yapabilirsiniz. Ordan da Karakoy Gulluoglunda baklava yiyerek kaybettiginiz enerjiyi geri kazanmaniza yardimci olacaktir. Tavsiye ettigim bir guzergah.
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