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Camlica Hill

Address: Turistik Camlica Cd. | Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey (Sultanahmet - Old City)
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Private Half-Day Tour: Istanbul's Two Continents
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Ranked #87 of 1,273 things to do in Istanbul
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

It was a place that removes you from city's buildings and day-to-day busy life; you remember there is a blue sky an green park to enjoy.

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Stevenage
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Visited as part of a local tour. Large crowds as it was a Sunday afternoon. Wonderful views over Istanbul and also some nice restaurants and gift shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is your best bet to see İstanbul from a premium viewpoint, especially if the weather treats you well. The Bosphorus, bridges, Sultanahmet, Hagia Sophia are all very visible from Camlica. There is a very old tree here aswell. It's beautiful. Do grab some tea/coffee or whatever fancies you from the cafe and enjoy your time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

...but I would want to have done it any other way. Crossed all kinds of city styles getting there, and hardly another tourist in site for most of it. Once there, we took in a nice, terraced café about halfway up the hill, and having got our breath back, sauntered up to the top for the most impressive view. Lots... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

If you go to the top of the hill then the view of the city is excellent. Even you will have a nice view of Bosphorous bridge. But be aware of the tour operators. They take you to half the way of the hill and stop at a coffee shop. You can have a view of the bridge but the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

we went there by taxi in the late morning after we found ourselves near the hill.we were finished from a visit to maiden tower and strolling on salacak sahili yolu. the taxi costs us 10 dollars or 25 TL from salacak shore near uskudar marina to the hill.you can not think of public transport if you decide to go there,because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

One of the greatest view on Istanbul from Asian side. You can relax there and enjoy the park and view on European side. You can enjoy there Snacks and drinks which is available too

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Once you get there the views are fantastic over eh Bosphorous looking back into Europe. The refreshments where we were overpriced.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is the highest mountain of Istanbul, and I have to say this city looks very beautiful. The view here is nice, but there are quite a lot of trees blocking the view. There ain't a lot of things to do, but if you enjoy beautiful view and can sit down and stare at it for an hour, it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Went there one evening for the view - it was definitely worth it! You have view over most imoprtant things - Sultanahmet, Bosphorus Bridge. It's probably better to go there during sunsent and after dark it was really pretty.

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