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Haydarpasa Terminal

Address: Asian Side, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #50 of 503 Attractions in Istanbul
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Haydarpasa in an old train terminal that does not operate anymore nonetheless its has a beautiful view of the Bosphorus seafront. Worth a walk through while passing by Kadikoy, ferry's and boats passing by create an ambience you will not get anywhere else Istanbul. well not as quiet anyway.

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Antalya, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Use the ferry from besiktas to Haydarpasha or vice versa, to find the best excuse to enter there. No entrance fee but this citadel like train station is magnificent. Shows how seriously they took public transportation then. This is actually a terminal station for the iron roads from Istanbul to Middle east. The trains still works and you can take... More 

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istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

While touring for Kadıköy side by boat from Karaköy,pls get off at Haydarpaşa port and walk around this fantastic building.There is also a cafe just in front of the building where you can seat and get yr drinks watching the boats passing by with very nice view.There is some works at this moment here but the majority of the renovation... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Currently station does not work and there are discussions to convert train station either to mall or hotel. It is still possible to visit station and roam around inside but it is forbidden to enter area where trains and cars stands. There is lovely cafe near sea.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This historical train station was build by Germans in 1908. Train has been shut down in June 2013 but you can still visit the building and the greek restaurant in side it. Sunset is great from it's garden.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I have always been attracted by old train stations, maybe this is why I love this place. It is the first thing you see in Kadikoy when coming with the boat. Except from the great architecture, you can imagine for a while how this area was a couple of hundred years ago and the importance of this building. Do visit... More 

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Western Norway, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The building has a faboulous architecture and looks almost like a museum now. It worth a visit to inspect the building, read the history on the wall and to relax with a cold drink or tea on the seaside front of the building. The location is close to the ferries landing from the Eurpoean side of Bosporous - 10 minutes... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The train station offers some nice architectural but has little to see. it is illuminated at night. It is possible to visit it and then eat dinner in the restaurant right in the station.or go to the fish market not far away to eat. There are no longer any passenger rail services in this station.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We boarded the ferry with the kids for a very cheap price. They served hot tea and fresh juice for a very small fee on the ferry. The building is ancient and beautiful. It's a quick way to say you've been to Asia and fun for the whole family.

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istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

It was one of the most important public transportation way in the anatolian side of İstanbul.It is very quiet now as the train services have been stopped due to installation and renovation of new Marmaray.Will be back to service again in a period of 12-18 months fm now on.

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