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Istanbul Sapphire

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Address: Emniyet Evleri Mah. Eski Buyukdere Cad. Levent, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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Simply A Must-See!

It's unbelievable that so few tourists are going up here. By far the best view on Istanbul, esp. if you want to understand why Istanbul is not only a city of historical buildings... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

It's unbelievable that so few tourists are going up here. By far the best view on Istanbul, esp. if you want to understand why Istanbul is not only a city of historical buildings full of tourists. Very easy to reach : just take the metro from Taksin to Levant4. The service in the shop is great, in the restaurant it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Loved it, it doesn't only contain shops with low prices, but also it has a wax museum. It is one of the biggest malls/buildings in Europe

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It is one of the highest buildings of Turkey and Europe. The lower floors of the building is a mall. But most of the shops are not opened yet. There is an observation deck on 54th floor. And you can watch large part of European part of the city from here. You can take closer look to city’s showplaces using... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It is an average shopping mall with an observation deck and 4D simulator on the top It costs 28tl/p for both the deck and 4D (23 if you have museum pass) The view is very good and you can see all istanbul from above The 4D is a brilliant movie about istanbul that will show you most ot the touristic... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the tallest building in Istanbul. Make your way up to the observation floor on the 54th level to see spectacular 360 degree views over Istanbul. Also great fun is the SkyRide (extra cost) - an amazing 4D helicopter ride which lasts for 10 minutes. We went early on a Saturday evening and had to queue... More 

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Strangely enough, we visited three years ago, it was a good shopping mall, with lots of outlets. Now, half of them are closed, the place looks deserted. Nothing special now. And you can find most of the outlets, that are still there in other places, or just in the streets of Istanbul.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

we decided to visit istanbul sapphire with our 2 kids and it was such so easy to locate from taksim metro station we stopped at levent 4 theres a sign in the underground metro leads you to sapphire tower the tallest in Europe. theres a shopping mall in the gound floor of the tower and an amazing 360 view of... More 

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Alexandroúpolis, Evros, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Big shopping center with an amazing 4D helicopter journey thought Istanbul's best attraction! Seen this show like 4-5 times and I could go again, very good.. also the view from the windows is amazing, you have all Istanbul lying around you 360

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

360° terrace is definitely a must see sightseeing of Istanbul. Europe's tallest building, Istanbul Sapphire we show you the whole city from the 368 meters height. Once visiting the place, definitely take the helicopter simulation ticket as well, it is 5D and a real fun.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

It is high and the views deliver a sense of Istanbul's scale but it isn't a particularly quality experience. It is a long way from the centre and not worth making a special trip. The mall seemed a bit tired with empty shop spaces. There seemed to be one lift and the attendant was on his mobile all the time,... More 

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Address: Address: Emniyet Evleri Mah. Eski Buyukdere Cad. Levent, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul

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