Golden Horn (from the bus), the arm of the Bosphorus and a natural harbour of the historical peninsula separating the old and the new parts of İstanbul where the first colonies settled during the Byzantines. The residential area for Byzantine Jews, Italian traders and other non-muslim minorities. Drive along the traces of history at Balat viewing Metal Church of St. Stephen the Bulgarian, Jewish Hospital (Or-Ahayim), Fener Orthodox Patriarchate and 22 kms. long Byzantine City Walls, strongest fortification of the middle age.
The Golden Horn area, the area combining history and charming nature, a boat trip in the Gulf to enjoy the shape of birds and the purity of water, parks and gardens are all pleasures that you will find when visiting the Golden Horn region in Istanbul, Europe. Traveling through time is what you feel when you visit the Golden Horn region and incubator of different civilizations, starting with the Byzantine civilization, as it was a port on which the Byzantine and Ottoman ships were based later, and you find ancient churches and buildings, and aspects of the Ottoman civilization such as the High Gate Palace, Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Hagia Sophia, and its presence In European Istanbul to find a wonderful blend of all these civilizations.
Golden Horn Bridge is one of the most famous landmarks of Istanbul, and one of the most important programs that exist in any tourist trip, given the wonderful view enjoyed by those walking on this bridge and taking pictures of the memorial, and many of the attractions and mosques that overlook it, including the Sulaymaniyah Mosque and the Hagia Sophia Mosque And boats that go to the Asian section and others to the Bosphorus, which makes the bridge one of the best tourist places in Istanbul.
And from the beauty of the view that distinguishes this bridge, it occupied a great place in various artistic works, and in Turkish literature from theater, novels and poetry, as it is one of the distinctive topics in painters paintings. The bridge has 3 corridors, a walkway for vehicles, and a tramway, as it is one of the most important tourist places in Istanbul because of its importance and the beauty of the view that is seen by walking. The Golden Horn Bridge is one of 4 bridges spanning the region. There is the old Galata Bridge, the modern Galata Bridge and Ataturk Bridge.
If you want a thrilling adventure, cable car rides are one of the distinct activities that can be taken
In the Golden Horn in Istanbul, and to see the distinctive landmarks in Istanbul from above, especially that beautiful area. What makes the cable car one of the most important activities carried out by tourists when tourism in Istanbul and visiting the Golden Horn, watching the bridge and the sea from the top, and enjoying the beautiful natural scenery because there are many parks overlooking the shores of the Golden Horn, and a panoramic view of the entire city from the top, which is characterized by the presence of an Ottoman architecture Old wooden houses, mosques with domes and Islamic inscriptions, and tombstones decorated with ornate Ottoman stones.
The Golden Horn is one of the most famous tourist places in Turkey, and the reason for the designation is due to a Greek story that indicates the Byzantines buried gold and their money in the waters when the Ottomans opened and entered the city, and the Byzantines were taken out of it.
It is also said that the reason for the designation is due to the change of the color of the water to golden at sunset due to the reflection of its rays on it, The Golden Horn in Istanbul is one of the important tourist areas because of these beautiful landscapes and different attractions that satisfy all the tastes and desires of its visitors.
And that region was one of the most famous and most beautiful natural ports in the world, and a naval center for Byzantine forces, followed by the Ottoman forces, and it was also famous for being a center for the commercial exchange and shipping of goods and products.
Thousands of years ago, the Golden Horn in Istanbul was a magnet for the world's great empires, brilliant rulers, treasure hunters, artists and even some deities ...
01/Jan/2023 - 31/Dec/2023
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