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Beyoglu

Istanbul, Turkey (Sirkeci)
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Ranked #55 of 648 Attractions in Istanbul
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Owner description: 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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Berlin, Germany
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Nice area to choose the hotel you will be staying overnight. European influences in the architecture,but local after all; there are plenty of restaurants and bars and not as many tourists as in Sultanahmet; do not miss walking along the narrow streets around the Galata Tower and the beautiful passages (especially Cicek Passaji!)...

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Athens, Greece
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We have been there one our way from Galata Tower to Taxim square and as we were leaving near Sultanahmet district this area for us was not something special. As I say on my title a typical center of a city way to crowded, full of shops. It is the best area for someone if he is travelling for shopping.... More

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Athens, Greece
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

It seems like memories will come out from the narrow streets of Beyoglu! The atmosphere which is so intense, the tram, everything makes you travel in the past. On the other hand, there is Istiklal street which is always overcrowded during the whole day and night, with the shops and bars. It is really worth visiting it. It is just... More

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A very local crowd, great restaurant options, art district, antique shops, wonderful graffiti, and much more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

This is the part of Istanbul you want to "hang out" in - urban, lively, lots of places to eat and drink and lots of crowds. I would recommend staying here too since its easy access to sultanmet.

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Bristol, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A mixture of old and new, with a main street of modern shops flanked by side streets with markets and small local shops/eateries. The nostalgic tram runs through Beyoglu; the old funicular railway is here; Kasimpasa's football stadium is here: my favourite part of Istanbul!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

For anyone wanting to get a sense of young, modern Turkey the Beyoğlu neighbourhood is a must-see. Please note that there is so much more to Beyoğlu than Istiklal - the main shopping drag, where both tourists and locals flock. The restaurants to the north of Istiklal (that is, in the sidestreets to your left if you're walking up Istiklal... More

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São Paulo
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

its modern with the best restaurants and shops! you have a lot of good options! you find more young people - tourists and locals - around 30-40 years old.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Lots of shopping, bars, cafes and restaurant. Worth spending time wandering.....SALT Beyoglu is worth a visit - a small oasis of culture....

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Massa, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

it's not possible to visit Istanbul without considering Beyoglu as part of this metropolis. Istanbul is not only Sultanahmet historical attractions but also the one you will find on the other side of the city: the Galata Tower, Istikal Caddesi, Taksim Square! If you don't visit also this part of the city, your sightseeing tour of Istanbul is not complete!... More

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