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Eminonu Pier

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Address: near the Sirkeci Railway Station, Istanbul, Turkey
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Many things to do and see around the area. Many ferries to take if you're interested in a boat trip on the Bosporus or to other parts of the city. Or You can walk on the Galata... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Our trip to Eminonu was one to remember. the children loved visiting it and seeing all the ships and boats.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Many things to do and see around the area. Many ferries to take if you're interested in a boat trip on the Bosporus or to other parts of the city. Or You can walk on the Galata bridge to see the locals fishing on the bridge. or go across the bridge to see the Galata tower on the other side.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Have you ever gone to asian part of Istanbul? I love the asian part of Istanbul. Really clean and more modern. Restaurants and shops are everywhere. We enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Do not pay lots of money for lunch or dinner, try take away grilled fish in the bread :) , it's delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Really good place to explore if its done at sunset time. Decorated ship style stalls given different lighting effects and colors and people working there with colored dresses serving fresh Bar b q So beautiful to be there with such a new ambience. At night it feels so much darker here but floating stalls with lights look really nice even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

You have to come here to experience the infamous balik ekmek fish sandwiches! Get off at Eminonu tram station and head left towards the bridge. There is a pedestian underpass there. Go through it to the other side and you'll be met by rocking boats, all of there grilling fresh fish and serving them in sandwiches. There are absolutely amazing.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

If you can stand the fishy smells. Lots of typical and entertaining Turkish characters go by, and lots of folks swear by the fish sandwiches, but we could not get past the fishy odors,

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We just had to visit as the is where the famous fish sandwiches are bought. After watching the sun go down from Galata bridge we just walked down the steps to the rocking boats and queued for a fish sarnie. A woman in front of me had bought 4 and off she went, however she was back before I got... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Terrific place to watch all the boats scuttling across the Golden Horn and Bosporus Straits. Intriguing restaurant boats serving freshly caught fish in a bun. And it is just a short walk across to the famed Spice Market. Don't miss it. You can take boats from here up the Bosporus or across to the Princes' Islands.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The Bosphorus Cruise was a 1.5 hour long cruise ride, it's a good way to see both old city and new town; Asian and European side of Istanbul. It's a pleasant ride. They do sell orange juices and some snack during the ride. Here is one more suggestion: You can't miss this if you are going to take the Bosphorus... More 

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Address: near the Sirkeci Railway Station, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul

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