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Istanbul Tour with Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace

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Hendrix lives

chose a bar near the black eagle statue - they played Hendrix and Led Zeppelin etc which was good but didn't seem like a tourist /western sop - Turkey has had great music in that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Stirling, United Kingdom
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

chose a bar near the black eagle statue - they played Hendrix and Led Zeppelin etc which was good but didn't seem like a tourist /western sop - Turkey has had great music in that vein for years so felt it was what they would play anyway - especially as I was the only non-local - though they did put... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

if u visit istanbul u garra visit besiktas its a wonderfull place with its amazing views and lovely restraunts. definitely gunna visit it again

Thank sarrarita
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Besiktas is an area of Istanbul, along the Bosphorus just north of Beyoglu. As a tourist there's the Dolmabache palace and mosque among a few other sights. It is not as interesting an area as Sultanahmet or the rest of the old city. Besiktas has a popular football team, one of three top Turkish clubs. Their home stadium Inonu stadium... More 

Thank percyvakil
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

A beautiful district of the city, with many great sights, parks and pretty neighborhoods such as Arnavutkoy,Ortakoy,Bebek! Moreover there are lots of markets and fleas. At night Besiktas is a place full of life. Your choices of bars,restaurants and cafes are endless

Thank NeliDi
Tehran Province, Iran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

this region is historical place ....nice palace called Dolmabakhche is here...near of sea side and huge masque.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

gorgeous part of city ! near sea !there are lots of nice restaurant there. if you are going to drink a bear in somewhere near sea beşiktaş would be a perfect place. also there is a fish market there. if you are a fish lover you can find different kind of fish there.also there is a local bazzar there which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Beşiktaş is a nice part of the city on European side,located at a part of Bosphorus.To walk down the pedestrian road alongwith the seaside is one of the good musts as the scenery is bery much exciting with magnificient views.To take any of the tour boats available for any direction is also very much exciting as you will see some... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Stayed in Cheya Hotel. Very new hotel with Great service. Bus stop at the door. Besiktas is where Yildiz University is where my husband had a conference. Besiktas is the modern side of Istabul with lots of small restaurants and take away food. I love the wider road of Barbaros Blvd. Not much traffic. Accessible by bus to Kabatas station,... More 

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Reykjavík, Gullbringusysla, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

For me this area is the best and has a lot of life. Not many tourist attractions so not many tourist :) I would describe as calm but also lively. Many restaurants and good food.

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Crema, Lombardia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This place is fantastic, has many small markets in the middle of the street, offers many small restaurant (stay away from mcdonalds come on!) and many particular staff. Don't forget to take the ferry to go to the other side of the bosphorous asking a "shoe shiner" to clean your shoes, will be a unique experience!!!

Thank FabioMorana

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