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Address: Turistik Camlica Cd. | Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
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Great view, recommended for sunset!

A friend took me up to Büyük Çamlıca and I will be forever grateful to him for it. It's a lovely park with a nice restaurant, but most of all you get a great view over Istanbul... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Meissoun G
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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend took me up to Büyük Çamlıca and I will be forever grateful to him for it. It's a lovely park with a nice restaurant, but most of all you get a great view over Istanbul. We went in the evening to watch the sunset and it was amazing! Well worth the trip to the Asian side. As a... More 

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there you can have lot of photos from the top then go to the café to have sweet and coffee. If you visit on Sunday then you can attend several weddings. Parking is available.

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Jeddah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The highest point in the Asian part of Istanbul. Wonderful view of the European Istanbul overlooking the Bosporus. If you are lucky you can see young couples who just get married going there for taking photos in there official marriage dress. Do not miss the sunset.

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Istanbul Province, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in very nice gardens overlooking the Bosphorus this place is well worth a visit just for the drive and the views. Have a cup of Tea or Coffee and enjoy whilst inhaling the fresh air.

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Half of the city is visible from the hill point. I loved nicely maintained garden with lush green surroundings. Picturesque view and place to click some memorable pictures.

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Thank Matharoo
Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Great landscape. I took many photos of the bosphorus strait. Quite cold in December but still enjoying. There is an authentic Turkish restaurant which i highly recommend too.

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Thank Semin I
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Impressive view from top hill. There are nice restaurants up there where you can eat traditional Turkish food. Try tea and gozleme there. delicious!!

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

You will get the best view of Istanbul from this place, but unfortunately that is the only thing you will get here. Nothing more to do. Just a walk across the hill,click lots of pictures and that's it. Move on to next place. Place to hang around for maximum an hour.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

for me it was the best view of istanbul i could imagine! getting there is pretty easy cause u only have to take a bus at the asian side of the city. but in my case not knowing any turkish didnt make it that easy for me :P but once u are at the top its just breathtaking. i went... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

The view is extraordinary. It shows istanbul from the highest hill. The trip started with uskudar bus station and ended with the hill climbing. I advice you to use a cab as soon as you quit the bus.

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Uskudar
Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s most densely populated neighborhoods. Once a Greek colony, later a haven for people from across the Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons. Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by its myriad treasures than by its many thousand residents. And with fairytale settings such as the “Maiden’s Tower” as well as grand examples of Ottoman Era architecture, plenty of parks, a gorgeous and lengthy coastline, and some of Turkey’s holiest sites, there’s no end to the sightseeing possibilities. Easily reached from the city’s European shores via a steady network of ferries, time spent in Uskudar reveals a “real life” Istanbul that many who experience find extremely fascinating.
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