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Address: istiklal street Taksim | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: +905324216164
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: This cobblestone street attracts both locals and tourists who walk its...
This cobblestone street attracts both locals and tourists who walk its length to enjoy the many restaurants, cafes and shops. Many of the city's movie theaters are also located here.
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Great place to walk about and discover. Down the street from Taksim Square subway about 10 mins or so is a variety of shops and a bunch of fish/food vendors that offer products... read more

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

Great place to walk about and discover. Down the street from Taksim Square subway about 10 mins or so is a variety of shops and a bunch of fish/food vendors that offer products at a fraction of the price in Sultanahmet. We bought some really good baklava from Hasim Mustafa and some really good turkish delight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The unique pedesterian street of Istiklal has been one of the places that every tourist in Istanbul certainly pays a visit. The shops here are from famous brands either local or international, plus restaurants and brand fast foos available. You can try walking to the end of street, having your shopping done, and then take the tram on the way... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

As a shopping center, this is a best place. but i think about 100000 or more people visit this known shopping street everyday.many of them are tourists and majority of stuffs are familiar to 3 or 4 different languages. the price is acceptable and the quality of subjects are well. if you decide to see it totally, please consider about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

An amazing experience if you want to get to know the people and their culture and also do some shopping. There are lots of stores if you want to go clothes shopping. There are lots of cafés and restaurants. I totally recommend you to go to the fast food restaurant named Potatoes and have a delicious compir with added spices... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It's very vibrant - and a great way to experience cultural turkey. Some small restaurant and gift shops too to explore - you never come back empty handed from an istiklal venture

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Hustling and bustling. People all around. Laughing, jumping, dancing, singing. Everything you'd never imagine in a shopping paradise. From the most mouth watering food to the most renowned fashion brands. Here they've got everything you need. So don't think twice and just go for it. While your there don't forget to keep an re on your belongings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Istiklal Street is great for shopping, lots of big name shops here too! There are usually some great sales on itmes in all stores. It also has some great gift shops and chocolate shops. Here you will also find Starbucks coffee too. There are also some great places to drink local Turkish tea In the side streets, this is a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nothing special about it, one of many tourist spots of that kind - overcowded, shopping-oriented, no place to rest without paying. Merchants, merchants, merchants...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Visited this street at late night and really enjoyed the walk over it. Everyone was busy and enjoying till late night. You'll find Turkish culture over here and people from all over the world walking around. Don't forget to take the ice cream and enjoy the way they deliver it. Must see place, loved it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

2km of shopping and food. you must try the old heritage train - well worth a couple of liras. lots of small shops too, and more interesting than the standard western shops.

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Address: Address: istiklal street Taksim | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: +905324216164
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sirkeci

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