Do not miss Istanbul, in Turkey, a place to enjoy the amazing architecture of old Constantinople. The minarets of the mosques, the blue of the Bosphorus and the movement of the streets deserve a break in the journey to be admired.
In this post we list 5 places with panoramic views that we most like at the city, they are place to enjoy sunset, have a 360 degree view of the Turkish metropolis or to relax without taking your eyes from this place which is a living history.
5. The Asian Side
Istanbul is divided into two continents. A part of the city is in Asia and one in Europe. The most tourism is undoubtedly in European but a boat ride on the Bosphorus towards the Asian side is a must.
In the suburb of Uskudar, has a beautiful view of the Bosphorus Bridge, the Kız Kulesi (Tower of Leandro or Maiden’s Tower) and the entire city’s is on the European side.
For those who want to sit down to take a cay (traditional Turkish tea) and enjoy sight, the trick is to look for Mistanbul Hancı Café, right near the Uskudar ferry & boat station.
4. Galata Bridge
One of the best known places of Istanbul, Galata Bridge does not have the beauty of the postcard that is has by the Bosphorus Bridge, but guard under the lanes where to cross the cars and the tram is really for a big surprise. Underneath the bridge is infinity of bars and restaurants, which share space with fishermen.
In the evening, search for a table right at the edge canal of the Golden Horn, opposite to the Bosphorus exit and watch a sunset, the sun of the most amazing city. Get even excited to enjoy the early evening on the bridge.
The area of Ortaköy is one of the most famous of Istanbul, location that meets major nightlife, but during the day, alleyways filled cafes and trendy people.
One of these bars sits on the shores of the Bosphorus, just over the bridge of the same name, symbol of Istanbul.
2. Gülhane Parki
Right next to the Topkapi Palace, Hidden on top of the Gülhane Parkı, discover the Setustu Cay Bahcesi coffee where is the main attraction, beyond the view breathtaking, is the cay.
With tables scattered on the mountain, the only item offered by garços is Turkish tea. It is served in large pots, one with hot water, to be blended to çay.
1. Galata Tower
Another symbol of Istanbul, the Galata Tower stands in the city skyline and is full of history.
The view is undoubtedly the most amazing city. From the top of their railing 70 meters from the ground, one has a 360 degree view of Istanbul. At the top of the tower functions also a restaurant, expensive, but in a setting of astonishment!