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Cicek Pasaji

Huseyinaga Mh | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey (Beyoğlu)
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Ranked #121 of 641 attractions in Istanbul
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Also know as the Flower Passage, the courtyard of the Cité de Péra building was once the favored spot for local flower-sellers. Today, the lively... more » Owner description: Also know as the Flower Passage, the courtyard of the Cité de Péra building was once the favored spot for local flower-sellers. Today, the lively area is home to many restaurants, taverns and shops. « less
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Hasselt, Belgium
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239 reviews 239 reviews
155 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Nice and bright galery on Istiklal Caddesi filled with restaurants. We ate at Kimene restaurant and had a perfect meal : fresh seabream.

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umeå, sweden
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Visit it for the view. You get better and cheaper food somewhere else and there are a lot of restaurants in the neiborhood.

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Spokane, Washington
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Unfortunately, it was raining or drizzling when we got to the Flower Passage, and everything was closed. But even just the buildings were lovely to see. I really, really wish the restaurants had been open. It would have been an absolutely fantastic place to stop for a glass of wine.

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Kingwood, Texas
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53 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We stoped by and walked The Flower Passage on our first night in the Taksim Square area. I had read that there were some nice little sit down restaurants here and our hotel clerk had suggested that one could get some nice fish dinner there. As you enter the what is more of a covererd courtyard you are greeted by... More

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istanbul
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199 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

If you are in Beyoğlu area,then it is a must to walk down this very famous restaurants area.Plenty of choices to sit down,good english menu,fixed prices except the fish which is daily price you must bargain,otherwise no surprise with the bill.Very nice ambiance and live music during night time.Recommended.

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Doha, Qatar
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We checked out the 'street' because of the history involved with (I found the Wikipedia page during our research on Istanbul and then had to see it). We didn't eat there (we were on a 'greasy spoon' budget) but the menus looked delicious and the space was quiet and bright so I think we would have loved it. There weren't... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
39 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed a lovely lunch here during our recent visit to Istanbul and found it be a wonderful break away from the hustle and bustle of istiklal street. Yes, there are cheaper options for lunch in the area but the ambience and setting made this worthwhile for us!

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We were in Istanbul last Christmas time and decided one evening to have a meal in the Cicek Pasaji. We used the Taksim tram to get there and this put us in a happy frame of mind. The tram was rammed full of people and we had to stand at the front next to the driver. It was insanely funny;... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I went here twice, tried two different restaurants and didn't think the mezes were as amazing as I had heard. I actually thought the menus were a bit limiting and overpriced. However, the ambience is amazing so just for that, I would say check it out. I figured it was touristy but my local Turkish friend recommended it and said... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

i recommend to you just visit to take pictures because its lovely place but the restaurants are too much touristic which means not the best fresh fish you can find and also really expensive.

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