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The Bosphorus Bridge, Istanbul

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Board a ferry or a cruise ship and sail under The Bosphorus Bridge for the best views of the bridge, the first to connect the continents of Europe and Asia. This suspension bridge with steel cables was completed in 1973. The only way to access the bridge today is by car. Make your Istanbul itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • Asia Europe bridge the Earth with the Earth. Really cool bridge. Looking to walk the bridge.
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  • It's quite a height! From Europe Asia is money well spent! Travel by 420 Km bus to Safranbolu from it, making fast bullet train!
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  • A bridge as any of a great city. Has high relevance for separating the continent of Asia within the same city.
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Where to stay in Istanbul

The bustling downtown core of old Istanbul is the popular choice among tourists wanting a short walking distance to the city's biggest attractions. Here you'll find hostel-style accommodations and reasonably priced and traditionally decorated hotels, as well as bed and breakfasts and inns with views overlooking the sea. Though often the most affordable, accommodations in the old city can be very overrun with tourists and street solicitors. If you seek a more relaxed stay, consider lodging near Taksim Square. This new, trendy neighborhood is a short 15-20 minute ride from the old city, but puts you closer to restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Though the newer area of the city is a bit more upscale, you'll also find moderately priced hotels and some hostels. Look for luxury hotels in the western suburbs close to the airport, overlooking the banks of Bosphorus.
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