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.

Landmarks in the Area

Mosque
The Eyüp Sultan Mosque is situated in the Eyüp district of , outside the near the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

City walls
The Walls of Constantinople are a series of defensive stone walls that have surrounded and protected the city of Constantinople since its founding as the new capital of the Roman Empire by Constantine the Great. is situated 1½ km southeast of Golden Horn. Photo: -jha-, CC BY-SA 3.0.

University
Nişantaşı University is a private, non-profit educational institution, founded in 2012 and located in , . is situated 1½ km southwest of Golden Horn.

Tourist attraction
The Palace of the Porphyrogenitus, known in Turkish as the Tekfur Sarayı, is a late 13th-century Byzantine palace in the north-western part of the old city of Constantinople. is situated 1½ km southeast of Golden Horn. Photo: Gryffindor, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
Sütlüce is a neighborhood in the district of , , located at the eastern bank of across Eyüp. is situated 1½ km east of Golden Horn.

Quarter
Fener is a quarter midway up the within the district of in , . is situated 2½ km southeast of Golden Horn. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
Fatih, historically Constantinople, is the capital district and a municipality in , is situated 3½ km southeast of Golden Horn. Photo: Eaglestein, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
Beyoğlu is a district on the European side of İstanbul, , separated from the old city by the . is situated 4½ km southeast of Golden Horn. Photo: Zumrasha, Public domain.

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