THE BOSPHORUS STRAIT

THE BOSPHORUS STRAIT

 
ORTAKÖY
With its vibrant atmosphere morning, noon and night, Ortakoy hosts many trendy restaurants, bars and cafés and some of Istanbul’s best seashore nightclubs. .

BEBEK
Many upscale restaurants and luxurious apartments can be found in Bebek, which is one of Istanbul’s most prestigious residential areas.

RUMELIAN CASTLE
The Rumelian castle was built during the conquest of Istanbul. The 550 year old fortress now serves as a museum and has breath-taking views of the Bosphorus.

TARABYA
Located on the Bosphorus strait, Tarabya is worth visiting for its magical atmosphere and is home to many of Istanbul’s premier fish and seafood restaurants. .

SARIYER
Sariyer is the last residential area on the Bosphorus strait. The forests of the Sariyer hills are ideal for hiking and picnics.