Features of the İstanbul Bosphorus
The Bosphorus is the waterway (natural water channel) connecting the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea. Bosphorus, which is considered as one of the most difficult passages in the world with its indented feature and has a length is straight 31 kilometers, taking into account the indentations and protrusions, the length of the shores is revealed. It is around 55 km from Rumeli lighthouse to Ahırkapı lighthouse by wandering along the shores of the Golden Horn, and 35 km along the Anatolian Side. It was formed when the valley land, which collapsed 7 thousand years ago in geological time, was replaced by the dominance of sea waters.
The average depth of the strait, whose lowest point is in the range of 100-120 meters, is approximately 60 meters. Although its width varies due to its structure, its widest area is 3500 meters, while its narrowest area, corresponding to the Rumelihisarı region, is around 760 meters.
The Bosphorus, which has been of great economic and geopolitical importance for years, has been desired to be captured by many countries with its ability to connect the coastal regions to the open seas. The international usage circular, which has an important place in maritime transportation, was regulated by the Montreux Straits Convention signed on 20 July 1936.
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Attraction Place to See at the Bosphorus
"Happiness is not in the lifestyle which we live in, it's the perspective of life which we look at". Be sure, when you turn your face to the Bosphorus, you will be at peace. Now, let's take a tour for those who have the opportunity and think they do not. Garipce Castle, Anadolu Kavağı (region at Asia side), Istanbul Butterfly Farm, and many other places we haven't seen.
Most attractive places to see at the bosphorus; Maiden's Tower, Kuleli Military High School, Ortaköy, Rumeli Fortress and Anadolu Fortress, Çırağan Palace, Galatasaray Island,, Küçüksu Pavilion, Beylerbeyi Palace, Dolmabahçe Palace, Emirgan Grove, Sakıp Sabancı Museum.
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Things to do in Bosphorus
The Bosphorus, with its historical structures and pleasant scenery, attracts people from many nationalities to activities on the Bosphorus. The main activities in the Bosphorus are as follows. Wedding organizations on the boat, graduation events on the boat for students looking for a graduation prom, those who want to catch the romantic ambiance of the Bosphorus, and arrange a marriage proposal surprise for their lover on the yacht are quite enjoyable when done with family and friends.
Bosphorus tours with dinner (Bosphorus cruise tour) organized by tourism agencies for local and foreign tourists, indispensable of Turkish culture between 19:30 and 00:00 every evening, henna ceremony, belly dancer and halay shows to attract attention in the Bosphorus. Organizations such as a birthday, a company dinner on the boat for those who want a respectable event in the business world are organizations that attract a lot of attention.
With charter yacht and rental private boat options, those who want to spend a wonderful time on the Bosphorus easily organize events through yacht charter.
Those who want to organize iftar on the boat during Ramadan have the chance to spend perfect hours with their loved ones by organizing a very stylish dinner. A perfect start to the day can be made with breakfast on the Bosphorus, as well as the chance to spend a splendid evening with dinner on the Bosphorus.
Bosphorus of İstanbul
Bosphorus of İstanbul, undoubtedly, we are very lucky to live in a very special city which is divided by two continents. Although it has some hard-to-pass handicaps, such as population, migration, and traffic, none of this changes the fact that Istanbul is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Not only in Istanbul, but Turkey is also where all the touristy introduction to the most commonly used. There are three bridges on the Bosphorus. Since bridges connect two continents, they have a very important function.
There is a very busy sea transport on the Bosphorus. Apart from ferries and ferry lines, there are also cargo ships or passenger boats frequently during the day. Marmaray tunnel, which recently added a new dimension to submarine transportation, can reach both sides of the Bosphorus at a faster rate.
Galatasaray Island in Kurucesme is very popular in the area surrounding the waters. Bebek and Kandilli regions are the areas with the highest depth. This depth generally increases with a certain acceleration from the south to the north direction. The closest freeze case of Bosphorus occurred in 1954. The masses of ice that came through Romania at that time caused the Bosphorus to be completely closed. It sounds amazing; but in February 1954, people had to walk down the Bosphorus.
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