History of Istanbul
Since historic times there has been talk of bridges across the Bosphorus river, and indeed BC there was once a pontoon bridge. But it was not until 1956 that a project to build the current bridge was started.
Deemed historic before it was first built due to the way in which it would connect Asia and Europe the Bosphorus Bridge we see today was
It is one of the more popular of the other bridges of the city.