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I love this part of the city

Besiktas is a fun and happening place. A great place to visit with family or friends. A vibrant part of the city with lots of of places to eat

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Besiktas is a fun and happening place. A great place to visit with family or friends. A vibrant part of the city with lots of of places to eat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I like going to Beşiktaş with my friends. Especially , I love coast of Beşiktaş. When I go to there , we always drink tea and eat something together. I have been living in Beşiktaş for five months and I often go to Beşiktaş Çarşı and coast of Beşiktaş .

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Targoviste, Romania
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160 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Besiktas is a must in Istanbul in my opinion. Dolmabahce Palace is there and the atmosphere is quite different from the one in Beyoglu or Sultanahmet(the most visited districts). It is very easy to reach it from the main attractions (T1 tram leads to Kabatas which is right near Dolmabahce Palace).

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Antalya, Turkey
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92 reviews 92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Besiktas square is a very popular meeting point with the Bosphorus ferries port, Navy Museum, Fish Market, various cafe and restaurants...You can experience the lively atmosphere of the city where locals hang around during day and night...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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449 reviews 449 reviews
164 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

If you are looking for shopping outside shopping malls, this square is the ideal location for that where a hundreds of shops are spreads on both sides of besiktas

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Barcelona, Spain
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Absolutely magnificient neighbourhood in Istanbul European side un which You can find the mixture of Europe and Asia looking at The Bosphorous. Great old palaces, great people and food.

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Budapest, Hungary
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Lacking the usual tourist horde, Besiktas is a fascinating neighbourhood, worth roaming around for an hour or so. You can see here how the Istanbulians live, and you may learn here more about the city’s atmosphere than at Taksim or any other touristic area. This district is home to the famous die-hard Turkish soccer club Besiktas J.K., so you will... More 

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istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

You can reach at Beşiktaş by boat from Üsküdar,Kadıköy and Eminönü or by many public bus services from different parts of İstanbul.Dolmabahçe Palace is within the walking limits of about 15 minutes from Beşiktaş pier. There are many restaurants and cafes alongwith the Beşiktaş shore.Many tour boats for a trip through Bosphorus for about 2-3 hours also departs fm here.Beşiktaş... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Worth a visit. You will find nice shops, caffes restaurant full of life . Every Saturday there is a big bazaar where you can finf almost everything. Have a big bag with you cause you want go from there with empty hands!! Visit also the fruit and veggetable market in the same place!! Realy good products you want to taste... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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359 helpful votes 359 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Besiktas its the poshy area in Istanbul. Lots of restaurants and trendy shops around the seafront and a really nice atmosphere creates a great environment to gain a little of peace in this crazy city. The best access would be by the sea to avoid the huge traffic of the area but you can go early and enjoy the day... More 

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