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Address: Bosphorus suburbs, Istanbul, Turkey
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: This charming neighborhood of renovated old buildings is home to many...
This charming neighborhood of renovated old buildings is home to many restaurants, shops and artist galleries.
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Ortakoy is one of the best and beauty place in istanbul , but you should visit it after sunset or at night , because you can see the secrat of the place at night . Also there are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Ortakoy is one of the best and beauty place in istanbul , but you should visit it after sunset or at night , because you can see the secrat of the place at night . Also there are many resturants and cafe in that place. And its number one for couples coz is a fantastic romantic place .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

especially during weekends , the district comes to life with loads of turkish people to eat , drink,shop and be merry...just be next to bosphorus and look at asia...while having a turkish black tea..or beer... if you would like to do some visits : ortaköy mosque at the seaside is worth visiting as well as greek ortodox church , or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Ortaköy is one of the best places on Bosphorus with its very nice scenery and cafes&restaurants and small eateries.İt is strongly advised for any visitor to arrive in Ortaköy and have some hours while walking through small roads,shopping at any of small gift stores,eating or drinking while enjoying the view and quiteness far from the chaos of the city.Nice spot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

lovely place , amazing souvenirs , cafes , the kumpir and waffles are a must ..also the bosphrus tour is there ..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Ortakoy is one of the top places to visit in Istanbul. I strongly suggest that you visit the little quarter by day and also by night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

it is a very small area that you can see Bosphorus, have traditional snacks like stuffed potato,waffle,small gift shops. At night there are several bars.Walking distance from Besiktaş and 20-30 minutes from Taksim Square.If you want to taste like a local you should cross the road from the sea side and go inside small streets.Also you can have short Boshporus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The Ortakoy square is the perfect place to go to and relax after a busy day in Istanbul. The (kumpir) baked potato stalls are to die for..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This place is beautiful and around of them is more beautiful.after watching this place go to Beshiktash see side and have fun

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Spent 4 nights in Istanbul - half in Ortakoy. On returning I will definitely pick Ortakoy again. Restaurants, Bars, Music, food stalls selling baked potato, waffles and more, street vendors, lots of locals out and about. Lovely atmosphere on the banks of the Bosphorous and something to suit every taste.15 min bus ride to historical centre. Great local haunt.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This area overlooking the bosphorus bridge has lots of restaurants, gift shops, and street food serving the famous Kumpir. Nice ti walk around for gift shopping and having a nice meals.

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Address: Bosphorus suburbs, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul

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