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Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi

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Address: Mollafenari Mh., Istanbul, Turkey
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Very local but very nice.. Original Nargile ❤ must visit and try. U will enjoy this local turkish atmosphere. Çok güzel as they say

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there after we checked reviews on Trip advisor but we were so disappointed from the moment we enter the main door! We wanted to sit outside as the atmosphere inside was terrible since more than 40 people were smoking chicha (water pipe)..the waiter insisted we should sit inside because outside is "for families"..i took a glance outside and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very local but very nice.. Original Nargile ❤ must visit and try. U will enjoy this local turkish atmosphere. Çok güzel as they say

Thank zeezJuc
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was brought here by a local and went back many times. Even if you don't smoke, you can enjoy a tea, people watch and enjoy this historical building.

Thank kefi14
Denver, Colorado
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is overrun with locals smoking their nargiles. It is definitely a place locals go to despite that tourists have discovered it. You will probably feel uncomfortable here as a tourist but just keep on. Having been to a couple really great nargile places in Istanbul, this place stood out for how crowded it was and the lesser quality... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there with our friends but dont like so , there are a lot of smoke inside , small chairs and no place to park .

Thank snmcr3
Toronto, Canada
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We weren't the only women who stuck our heads in and then opted to leave quickly . All men inside so we didn't feel comfortable . Very ancient site.

Thank Dhender
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

For an authentic sheesha experience with amazing hot lemonade this is the place to go, the sheesha was the best we had in turkey and entire atmosphere was very different !

Thank Sorabh J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

very nice place with good water pipe nargile we really like this place a lot location is great if you near this place just try it...

Thank Songül A
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is not the only, but one of the best place at Beyazit area, and at Istanbul as well. As Bazaar, one side of the old medrese is dedicated for carpet sellers, the another area is for Shisha Sellers. ERENLER NARGILE is the best shisha place at there. You need to taste it.

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I had read about this place on many blogs and had included this in our plan as my wife loves Sheesha! The place was bustling with lots of people having a real good time and we had a wonderful time as well. the service was very prompt and friendly. I enjoyed a hot lemonade for the first time plus this... More 

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