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Address: Asian Side, Istanbul, Turkey

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Haydarpaşı Garı is located in Haydarpaşa area of Kadıköy on Anatolian side of Istanbul.After serving as the main hub for railway transportation to other side of Anatolia for many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Haydarpaşı Garı is located in Haydarpaşa area of Kadıköy on Anatolian side of Istanbul.After serving as the main hub for railway transportation to other side of Anatolia for many years,its function has been terminated some years ago and now is waiting for its fate as there is not yet a fixed program about its future project.However,still in a very good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Ferries run from Besiktas, Karakoy or Eminonu piers and you can hop off and take a look around, then walk down to Kadikoy along the coast. A wonderful old building, victim of a fire which has left her scarred, whose fate lies in the hands of urban planners, trains no longer run from here. Haydarpasa used to be the terminus... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I have always loved trains and old train stations, and it pained me to see the once grand Haydarpasa train terminal in it's present state. One of the great train terminals on the Asian side, you get to the station by ferry from the Eminonou pier on the European side. Take the boat going to Kadikoy. It's a good half... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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