- Bosphorus Bridge
- Beylerbeyi Palace
- Camlica Hill
Asia Shore Tour (Half Day Afternoon)
Asia Shore Tour (Half Day Afternoon) includes the visits of Bosphorus Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace, and Camlica Hill.
Asia Continent Tour
Travel to another continent across the Bosphorus Bridge, a graceful span connecting Asia and Europe. Then admire the view from Camlica, a wooded hilltop, Beylerbeyi, an imperial waterfront palace on the shores of the Bosphorus, and the famed Maiden’s Tower, located at the mouth of the Sea of Marmara.
The Bosphorus Bridge
Also called the First Bosphorus Bridge (Turkish: Bogazici Koprusu or 1. Bogazici Koprusu) is a bridge in Istanbul, Turkey spanning the Bosphorus strait (Turkish: Boğaziçi)The bridge is located between Ortaköy (European side) and Beylerbeyi (Asian side). It is a gravity anchored suspension bridge with steel pylons and inclined hangers. The aerodynamic deck is hanging on zigzag steel cables. It is 1,510 m long with a deck width of 39 m. The distance between the towers (main span) is 1,074 m (World rank: 13th) and their height over road level is 105 m. The clearance of the bridge from sea level is 64 m. It was the 4th longest suspension bridge in the world when completed in 1973, and the longest outside the United States of America.
It was built by Sarkis Balyan Usta by order of Sultan Abdulaziz in 1865. It is on the Asian coast of Bosphorus, which was constructed, in the same style as the Dolmabahce Palace.
It is the highest point in Istanbul.At the top of it, you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional style.If you climb great Pine Mountain 268m. above sea-level,you will have the opportunity to look over the Golden Horn Sea of Marmara.