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Address: Istanbul, Turkey
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Description: This neighborhood in the modern section of the city is home to many...
This neighborhood in the modern section of the city is home to many foreign consulates, and is popular for its restaurants and nightlife.
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Trendiest part of town with great character and charm

Don't just visit this area - stay at Beyoglu. It's a safe part of town with great views, great shops, great cafes, with so much to do within easy access of almost anywhere you'd... read more

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

Don't just visit this area - stay at Beyoglu. It's a safe part of town with great views, great shops, great cafes, with so much to do within easy access of almost anywhere you'd want to visit by both tram & metro. Quaintest, cutest and most charming place in Istanbul, where you can escape the sometimes 'overwhelmingness' of the other... More 

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Bousval, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Beyoglu is a way cool neighbourhood, bustling with great cafés, bars and restaurants and also many smaller boutiques of artisan art and fashion. You can get yourself lost and still enjoy it as, at every turn, there is something new to see.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A place active with people at all times of the day. Plenty to see and do even if people watching is all you as interested in. Shopping for those who want it.

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istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Beyoğlu is one of the most touristic parts of Istanbul city where you can see all about shopping at different quality of stores and shopping mall,eating at various kinds of different quality and category of local and İnternatioal dishes at many places which are good for yr pocket and etc.Very nice and interesting venue to be during any time of... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is where the tram travells among the tourists. The scenery is fascinating. Don't miss to walk there and see the traditional shops. Take a walk through the Galata tower

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Kastoria, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

beyoglu and pera and galata area is after taksim and the surrounding area..its one of the most visited spots of the city after the historic center..this city never sleeps..whenever we were there is full of people ..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

To get the most out of this area, you need to book a "Tour of Jewish Istanbul". You will need to fax or email a copy of your passports to get access to the synagogues. The price of tour includes a small donation to the synagogues to all entrance. Security is very good! The old Jewish neighborhood is the home... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Beyoğlu is a neighborhood which contains lots of culture from 1880's to today.The Famous street is Istiklal Str.Tat can find lots of small pub's,restourants and boutiqs.When you go down from the Istiklal street you will see the Galata Tower.You can visit the galata tower and enjoy the view with a cup of turkish coffe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

There are some very nice areas in Istanbul, and this is one of them. One of the hotels we stayed at was in this lovely area. Close to Taksim.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This old formerly Jewish neighborhood is the home of such tourist sites as the Museum of Innocence, Galata Tower and the Neve Sholom Synagogue, among others. It is fun to walk around here (in daylight only) and soak up the ambiance after you have visited the mentioned sites. Note that in order to visit the synagogue, you must make arrangements... More 

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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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