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Istanbul Sapphire

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Address: Emniyet Evleri Mah. Eski Buyukdere Cad. Levent, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: 902122688080
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Amazing view

From the top of the Sapphire building you can watch all over the city of Istanbul. It is an incredible view and I should recommend to go half an hour before sunset. Have fun;)

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Laurens B
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Delft, The Netherlands

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Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

brandnew shopping and conference centre. has a carrefour supermarket and plenty of shops, mostly famous brands. also a food court, which has a nice smoking-balcony by the way. it also has a 55-foor tower which is the highest buiding in the country. access to the viewing terrace is via lift only but the charge therefor is a hell-lot of money,... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the top of the Sapphire building you can watch all over the city of Istanbul. It is an incredible view and I should recommend to go half an hour before sunset. Have fun;)

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Thank Laurens B
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Everyone come to Istanbul should come here!!'nnn Don't miss it!!! It's really worth going up the deck!! Come here before the sunset,then wait for sunset! It's definitely awesome view of Istanbul!!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

First if you don't speak Turkish, this location is a problem. Second, it is a fantastic view, even to ask the security guard to see the observation, she/he will point you towards a staircase that you climb to the tip top of the building, no glass obstructions and wonderful to shoot panoramic views. Now, back to that English issue...we wanted... More 

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Good place to eat not to shop the lack of English at the stores its huge problem Also it's awkward there is no net and it's very hard to get SIM card

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Istanbul, Turkey
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Living in Istanbul, I bring every visitor to the top of Sapphire Tower. The view is breathtaking and makes you realise the size of the city (you cannot see to the end). So don't miss this spot! Forget the cinema stuff and don't take the photo. Just enjoy the view. There is a door one floor up to the real... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We were very impressed by Sapphire! Amazing building and what a view!! Endless city..We also went on the so cold ''4D cinema '', but to tell you the truth it was a bit disappointing. May be the glasses were bad, so we couldn't see clearly (all of us - 4 people :)), the stereo was making some kind of noise... More 

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London
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

There are fabulous views of Istanbul from the top of the tower.there is also a 3-D ride (theme park type) virtual tour of Istanbul, flying between destinations.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Come for the shopping, not so much for the views. Old parts of Istanbul are blocked out by modern high rise buildings in the way. Viewing the city in general is still good.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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268 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This is at the high raised building or is a skyscraper located in the central business district of Levent, which is bit far from the town. Its about 238 meters high from the ground level and provides 4-dimensional views of entire Istanbul. The building also consists of shopping centres and luxurious residences. Take Taksim metro (green line) to go there.... More 

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