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Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi

Address: Mollafenari Mh., Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #19 of 668 Attractions in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks

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York, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went on a food tour and as our final destination, we ended up at Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi - the bubbly pipe place. I must admit, if we had just seen the entrance to this place, me and my husband both agreed that we probably wouldn't have gone in - for the simple reason - we saw no other... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My wife found out abt this place when she was doing some research for out trip to Turkey....and boy were we in for a treat! The most authentic place to enjoy your hooka after a long tiring day. Located near the Grand Bazaar....this place is not hard to find. The staff were super friendly and very accomodating. And the ambience... More 

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69 reviews 69 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This place is by far the best ghalyoon place in Istanbul. In my week there, I must have tried a dozen places but this was certainly the best. Admittedly, it gets a little crowded at times, but totally worth it.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

When I was planning to travell to Istanbul, I was looking forward to visit this kind of places, and I was really happy to find it. We visited it twice during our 6 days in Istanbul. At Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi you can smoke a good shisha and drink different kind of teas (turkish tea, mint tea, apple tea) in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A must visit to try Narguile and Apple Tea. It is a 300 year old place and the entrance of this place does not look very appealing, but as soon as you enter you will feel you have come to a very local and authentic turkish place with so many people around. The shisha and apple tea are excellent but... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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33 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

you can only find it in turkey. a place for narguile and tea. that's all. you can spend hours there, talking, looking to people, or just relaxing.

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

If you're looking for an authentic place to have a kahve and nargile then this is it. At times busy, noisy, full of cats and warm when snowing outside.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If you smoke a persian tobacco, then this place won't be satisfactory. Else it is wonderful to try once.

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Trondheim
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

You should smoke water pipe here, it does not get more authetic. Walk around and see all rooms. Something to treasure.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A place where the locals prefer. If you love Turkish coffee, you must try this place. Can be very busy if you go in the afternoon but dont let this put you off.

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