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Address: Turistik Camlica Cd. | Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
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Camlica is a hill on the eastern (asian) side of Istanbul. It offers cool, shady and pine scented sanctuary from Istanbul's hustle and bustle. The name comes from the pine trees... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Camlica is a hill on the eastern (asian) side of Istanbul. It offers cool, shady and pine scented sanctuary from Istanbul's hustle and bustle. The name comes from the pine trees. Apart from the peace & serenity, the hilltop offers magnificent sweeping views of Istanbul on both shores and of the Bosphorus. There are many lovely floral beds (tulips are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Great views of Istanbul and the Bosphorus, nice outdoor/indoor eating areas as well as a playground for the little ones. Have cay and a simit and enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I have say I was a bit surprised with how lovely this spot was. It gives great views of the European side of Istanbul, the Bosphorus and down into the Asian side of the city. It is also a popular spot to have a picnic in the morning/afternoon and my guide asked some locals if I could try some of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

You'll get a nice view over the city from here. A taxi is to prefer since the bus stop is all the way down the hill. Ok service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The best view of the sparkling blue Bosphorus dividing the Asian and the European sides! Plenty of professional photographers can be spotted everywhere aiming their cameras at the glorious scenery. Its heartening to also see a lot of married couples in their wedding attire in tow with their bridesmaids and relatives capturing forever the beauty of their special day against... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

On the Asian side of the city with stunning views back towards Europe or out to the Islands. Food and drink is available as is car parking

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

As somebody says there is only a great view, to get more from this hill try - as I do - to be as local people. Stop here, take a seat. Look for the sun in colder months or shadow in summer. Take a tea, chat, write an email to your friend. At the top is a very comfortable restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

if you came istanbul you have to visit and you have ben tehere because that will be best time in there you will be like in dream

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We got to visit this area as part of a tour. A real climb by bus to the top of the hill on the Asian side of Istanbul. Astonishing views as the sun was setting. A must see. Worth sitting in a load of traffic over Bosphorus Bridge. Popular cafe to visit and sit and enjoy the views also (you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

You can see Istanbul from the top of the hill. A great scene. But don't expect anything else. If you have a plenty of free time, go see it. The bus ride is lengthy. We had difficulties asking the non-English speaking bus driver which station is the closest to the hill. The walking up the hill might be difficult for... More 

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