Bosphorus Bridge

Bosphorus Bridge istanbul

This bridge was built between 1970-1973.And it was opened on 50th anniversary of the Turkish Republic. It has six lanes on it. 3 lanes to European side other 3 to Asian side. It is 1560 m length and 64m high from sea level and cost was 22 million US Dollars.
During the first years pedestrians could walk across the bridge and the elevators inside the legs were open to public. However, this bridge no longer open to pedestrians after many suicides. Also this bridge is the first bridge on Bosphorus.