Golden Horn

The Golden Horn is the district of surrounding the banks of the body of water of the same name, which is a bay of the Bosphorus along its western, European coast.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Notable Places in the Area

The is the principal Eastern Orthodox cathedral located in , the largest city in and, as Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire until 1453. is situated 750 metres west of Golden Horn. Photo: Klearchos Kapoutsis, CC BY 2.0.

Tourist attraction
The , called Christea Turris by the Genoese, is a medieval stone tower in the / quarter of , , just to the north of the Golden Horn's junction with the Bosphorus. is situated 1¼ km east of Golden Horn. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a former Eastern Orthodox in , , converted into a by the Ottomans. is situated 500 metres southwest of Golden Horn. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is a Greek Patriarchate and is one of the fourteen to sixteen autocephalous churches that together compose the Eastern Orthodox Church. is situated 780 metres west of Golden Horn.

Localities in the Area

, and Beyoğlu further north with its main thoroughfare, the pedestrianized Istiklal Street, and the adjoining Taksim Square is the district of north of , across the Golden Horn. Photo: Ggia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city of fantastic history, culture and beauty. Photo: Hanneshafner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a quarter midway up the Golden Horn within the district of in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Golden Horn

41.0298° or 41° 1' 47.4" north
28.9607° or 28° 57' 38.6" east
Open Location Code
23 metres (75 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Goue Horing
  • Arabic: القرن الذهبي
  • Armenian: Ոսկե եղջյուր
  • Armenian: Ոսկեղջյուր
  • Basque: Urrezko Adarra
  • Belarusian: Залаты Рог
  • Bosnian: Zlatni rog
  • Bulgarian: Златен рог
  • Catalan: Corn d'Or
  • Catalan: Corn d’Or
  • Catalan: Haliç
  • Chinese: Altın Boynuz
  • Chinese: Haliç
  • Chinese: Χ''ρυσόν'' Κ''έρας''
  • Chinese: Χρυσόν Κέρας
  • Chinese: 金角湾
  • Chinese: 金角灣
  • Chuvash: Ылтӑн Мӑйрака (Стамбул)
  • Chuvash: Ылтӑн Мӑйрака
  • Croatian: Zlatni rog
  • Czech: Zlatý roh
  • Danish: Det gyldne Horn
  • Dutch: Gouden Hoorn
  • Esperanto: Ora Korno
  • Estonian: Kuldsarve laht
  • Finnish: Kultainen sarvi
  • French: Corne d'Or
  • French: Corne d’Or
  • Georgian: ოქროს რქა
  • Georgian: ჰალიჩი
  • German: Goldenes Horn
  • German: Haliç
  • Greek: Κεράτιος Κόλπος
  • Greek: Κεράτιος κόλπος
  • Hebrew: הליץ'
  • Hebrew: הליצ'
  • Hebrew: קרן הזהב
  • Hungarian: Aranyszarv-öböl
  • Indonesian: Tanduk Emas
  • Italian: Corno d'Oro
  • Japanese: ハリーチ湾
  • Japanese: 金角湾
  • Korean: 금각만
  • Ladino: Haliç
  • Ladino: Korno de Oro
  • Latin: Sinus Ceratinus
  • Latvian: Zelta rags
  • Lithuanian: Aukso Ragas
  • Macedonian: Златен Рог
  • Malay: Tanduk Emas
  • Norwegian: Det gylne horn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Det gyldne horn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Det gylne horn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gylne horn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Haliç
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Det gylne hornet
  • Persian: خلیج
  • Persian: خلیج استانبول
  • Persian: شاخ زرین
  • Persian: شاخ طلایی
  • Polish: Złoty Róg
  • Portuguese: Chifre de Ouro
  • Portuguese: Corno de Ouro
  • Romanian: Cornul de Aur
  • Russian: Золотой Рог
  • Russian: Халич
  • Serbian: Altın Boynuz
  • Serbian: Chrysón Kéras
  • Serbian: Haliç
  • Serbian: Zlatni rog
  • Serbian: Χρυσόν Κέρας
  • Serbian: Златни Рог
  • Serbian: Златни рог
  • Serbo-Croatian: Zlatni rog
  • Slovak: Zlatý roh
  • Slovenian: Zlati rog
  • Spanish: Cuerno Dorado
  • Spanish: Cuerno de Oro
  • Spanish: Halic
  • Spanish: Haliç
  • Swedish: Gyllene hornet
  • Swedish: Halic
  • Swedish: Haliç
  • Turkish: Altın Boynuz
  • Turkish: Haliç
  • Ukrainian: Золотий Ріг
  • Ukrainian: Халіч
  • Urdu: شاخ زریں
  • Vietnamese: Sừng Vàng
  • Western Armenian: Ոսկէ Եղջիւր
  • Western Panjabi: سنہری سنگ
  • Western Panjabi: شاخ زریں
  • Corno d'oro

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