If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul. ~Alphonse de Lamartine
Istanbul, Fatih Bridge panorama
Istanbul Fatih Bridge (also known as the second bridge) panorama. Istanbul is the only city in the world sit across two continents. It straddles both Europe and Asia, while the Bosphorus separates the two continents. The Bosphorus or Bosporus, also referred to sometimes as the Istanbul Strait (Turkish: İstanbul Boğazı), is a strait that forms part of the boundary between Europe and Asia.