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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. Put The Bosphorus Bridge at the forefront of your travel plans using our Istanbul vacation planner.
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  • Just full of history and character, enormous and extremely busy. A very hustle and bustle location with lots of fishing going on. 
  • The bridge that spans two continents as you can start in Europe and when you get to the other end you are in Asia. We went under the bridge in a boat tour and on the bridge on a bus tour. 
  • Istanbul, a city between two continents. This bridge has been both from above and from below by day but also at night. At night is spectacular with all those lights. I regard it as a fundamental step in the visit in Istanbul.
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