Serdar Sarıhasanoğlu

Turkey: Along the Golden Horn in Istanbul

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Thirteen civilizations left their marks along the route of
this three-mile voyage from the Haliç (Golden Horn) Dock near the Egyptian
Spice Market to Eyüp, where Ottoman princes ascended to the throne. The Genoese
built the imposing Galata Tower on the northern shore in the 14th or
15th century, while Bulgarians constructed the ornate cast-iron
Orthodox Church of St. Stephen in 1871. The boat also passes Balat, formerly a
Jewish neighborhood, and Hasköy, where muezzins’ musical calls to prayer
reverberate across the water.

(Golden Horn Ferry; ido.com.tr; $1 per person one-way.)

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Turkey: Along the Golden Horn in Istanbul

Thirteen civilizations left their marks along the route of
this three-mile voyage from the Haliç (Golden Horn) Dock near the Egyptian
Spice Market to Eyüp, where Ottoman princes ascended to the throne. The Genoese
built the imposing Galata Tower on the northern shore in the 14th or
15th century, while Bulgarians constructed the ornate cast-iron
Orthodox Church of St. Stephen in 1871. The boat also passes Balat, formerly a
Jewish neighborhood, and Hasköy, where muezzins’ musical calls to prayer
reverberate across the water.

(Golden Horn Ferry; ido.com.tr; $1 per person one-way.)

Serdar Sarıhasanoğlu

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