Karakoy area of Istanbul with Galata Tower on RHS

Karakoy area of Istanbul with Galata Tower on RHS

Buildings beside the shores of Bosphorus

Buildings beside the shores of Bosphorus

Karakoy area on shoreline

Karakoy area on shoreline

The Valide Sultan Mosque

The Valide Sultan Mosque

The Valide Sultan Mosque & Dolmabahce Tower

The Valide Sultan Mosque & Dolmabahce Tower

The Dolmabahce Palace

The Dolmabahce Palace

Dolmabahce Palace's pavilion on the Bosphorus shores

Dolmabahce Palace's pavilion on the Bosphorus shores

The Bosphorus Bridge of Istanbul

The Bosphorus Bridge of Istanbul

Boats at the piers

Boats at the piers

Buildings on the Bosphorus shores

Buildings on the Bosphorus shores

A beautiful white building on the Bosphorus

A beautiful white building on the Bosphorus

Ciragan Palace - Istanbul

Ciragan Palace - Istanbul

A forest on the Bosphorus shoreline

A forest on the Bosphorus shoreline

The First Bosphorus Bridge

The First Bosphorus Bridge

A building in beautiful setting

A building in beautiful setting

And another one

And another one

The Bosphorus Bridge & Ortakoy Mosque seen from a ship

The Bosphorus Bridge & Ortakoy Mosque seen from a ship

The Ortakoy Mosque under renovation

The Ortakoy Mosque under renovation

The Bosphorus Bridge and boats

The Bosphorus Bridge and boats

The Ortakoy Mosque of Istanbul

The Ortakoy Mosque of Istanbul

Jelly fish in water

Jelly fish in water

A cafe in Ortakoy

A cafe in Ortakoy

The Bosphorus Bridge - European side

The Bosphorus Bridge - European side

The First Bosphorus Bridge is 1560m long connecting two continents

The First Bosphorus Bridge is 1560m long connecting two continents

Ortakoy area

Ortakoy area

The Second Bosphorus Bridge in distance

The Second Bosphorus Bridge in distance

The First Bosphorus Bridge - European side

The First Bosphorus Bridge - European side

Asian side of the First Bosphorus Bridge

Asian side of the First Bosphorus Bridge

Houses beside the bridge

Houses beside the bridge

Passing under the First Bosphorus Bridge

Passing under the First Bosphorus Bridge

A beautiful building on the shores

A beautiful building on the shores

Area next to the First Bosphorus Bridge

Area next to the First Bosphorus Bridge

Houses perched on a small hill

Houses perched on a small hill

The Military School of Istanbul

The Military School of Istanbul

Houses beide Bosphorus shoreline

Houses beide Bosphorus shoreline

Rumeli Hisari and the Second Baphorus Bridge

Rumeli Hisari and the Second Baphorus Bridge

A forest above Bosphorus shoreline

A forest above Bosphorus shoreline

A small mosque beside the Bosphorus

A small mosque beside the Bosphorus

Houses on hill side - the Second Bridge of Bosphorus area

Houses on hill side - the Second Bridge of Bosphorus area

Built up shoreline of the Bosphorus

Built up shoreline of the Bosphorus

Ship under the Sultan Mehmet Bridge (2nd Bosphorus Bridge)

Ship under the Sultan Mehmet Bridge (2nd Bosphorus Bridge)

An electricity pole and a Turkish flag

An electricity pole and a Turkish flag

Panoramic view of the Bosphorus shores

Panoramic view of the Bosphorus shores

Rumeli Hisari & the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge

Rumeli Hisari & the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge

Rumeli Hisari and the Bosphorus

Rumeli Hisari and the Bosphorus

Castle of Rumeli Hisari on European side

Castle of Rumeli Hisari on European side

Towers of Rumeli Hisari

Towers of Rumeli Hisari

Anadolu hisari (Anatolian Castle) behind the white building

Anadolu hisari (Anatolian Castle) behind the white building

A palace on the Bosphorus shores

A palace on the Bosphorus shores

The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge Bosphorus is 1510m in length

The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge Bosphorus is 1510m in length

Houses on a hill

Houses on a hill

The Second Bosphorus Bridge was completed in 1988

The Second Bosphorus Bridge was completed in 1988

Passing under the Second Bosphorus Bridge

Passing under the Second Bosphorus Bridge

A small cove

A small cove

The Second Bridge also connects two continents

The Second Bridge also connects two continents

Panoramic view of the Bosphorus

Panoramic view of the Bosphorus

A speed boat in Bosphorus

A speed boat in Bosphorus

A road bridge beisde the mountains

A road bridge beisde the mountains

View of the Bosphorus shoreline

View of the Bosphorus shoreline

A white mosque atop a hill

A white mosque atop a hill

A navy ship in the Bosphorus

A navy ship in the Bosphorus

Hill side houses

Hill side houses

Three buildings on Bosphorus

Three buildings on Bosphorus

Castle of Rumeli Hisari on European side of Istanbul

Castle of Rumeli Hisari on European side of Istanbul

Rumeli Hisari - close up

Rumeli Hisari - close up

This castle was built in 1452

This castle was built in 1452

The Second Bridge of Bosphorus

The Second Bridge of Bosphorus

A boat in the Bosphorus

A boat in the Bosphorus

Lined houses on hill side

Lined houses on hill side

Sky is getting darker

Sky is getting darker

The Bosphorus shoreline

The Bosphorus shoreline

A small boat beside the First Bosphorus Bridge)

A small boat beside the First Bosphorus Bridge)

The Dolmabahce Palace in beautiful setting

The Dolmabahce Palace in beautiful setting

Mosques & the Beyazit Tower on LHS

Mosques & the Beyazit Tower on LHS

Boat at Eminonu - Hagia Sophia in background

Boat at Eminonu - Hagia Sophia in background

The Topkapi palace - seen from the Bosphorus

The Topkapi palace - seen from the Bosphorus

The Topkapi Palace & The Hagia Sophia Museum

The Topkapi Palace & The Hagia Sophia Museum

Houses in Galata area

Houses in Galata area

The Valide Sultan Mosque - Karakoy

The Valide Sultan Mosque - Karakoy

The Maiden's Tower

The Maiden's Tower

The Dolmabahce Palace & tall buildings

The Dolmabahce Palace & tall buildings

The First Bosphorus Bridge

The First Bosphorus Bridge