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Balik Pazari

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Address: Beyoglu Caddesi, Istanbul, Turkey
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Fish and other edibles are what you'll find at this seafood market next to...

Fish and other edibles are what you'll find at this seafood market next to the Cicek Pasaji.

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A side street full of flavor

Located on Istiklal street, a place that everyone should visit during their stay in the city. Small restaurants for fish lovers, souvenir shops, spice shops and many more! You can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Located on Istiklal street, a place that everyone should visit during their stay in the city. Small restaurants for fish lovers, souvenir shops, spice shops and many more! You can not resist the smell of the fresh fish. Also try the delicious Turkish raki

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

If you are a fish lover you have to walk in this small cokak, with the mussels and the fish waiting for you to taste them.I found roe dried and smoked, in wax,bought it very cheap, it was delicious! there are restaurants,fish market,souvenirs, spices, all together mixed in this lovely little pedestrian street,in the heart of beyoglou.

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istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

If you are touring on İstiklal Caddesi and Beyoğlu area,then you are definitely going to see this old Bazaar on yr way.Lots of fresh fruit and vegetable sellers,fish markets.small gift stores and some cafes and nice restaurants with live music,specially dinner time.Very nice ambiance to check,recommended very much.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

The fish restaurants with their unique fishy smell are packed at night. Interspersed with spice and nut shops selling locum and apple tea (Elma). Lamps, souvenirs, ceramics and jewellery. A mosh mash of Retail Therapy in a fish market!! Fried mussels with garlic sauce is a must. Beware of restaurant touts who promise the best fresh fish coming from The... More 

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istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

While going through famous Istiklal Street from Taksim to Beyoğlu,you will see this small street on yr right hand side before coming to Galatasaray. Very good small Bazaar with lots of cafes and restautants to eat and shops and stores to buy some little souveniersVery good option to go into this small and narrow road to see the interesting life... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A bit pricey stuff around. Good cafes and restaurants, unfortunately, hard to find. Crowded all the time. Mercan restaurant is no good anymore.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

This short bazaar street offers a wonderful selection of fish and eateries! You can feast your eyes and stomach quickly and for a nice price. Some are pushy, but just follow the locals for a good meal.

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istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

Anyone visiting İstiklal Street must find a way to go through this little side road to enjoy it.There are many little eateries in the main road where you can eat very good at reasonable price.If you go through Nevizade Road,you can pay slightly higher but also have good food and live music at yr table during night time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This little area is well worth the detour off the main promenade. There is an abundance of street food, packed restaurants and bars and a great atmosphere. Plenty of rooftops to perch yourself on... and there will be no shortage of offers....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

Crouded streets full of little shops, markets and restautants.People working there are very friendly and polite.Try going on terraces for the smoking area and view on Istanbul.

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Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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