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Address: Asian Side, Istanbul, Turkey

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Historical train station

If you visit İstanbul you should see this historical place. It is a famous place and a seaside gate of city for whom travelling by train. It was constructed by German Architect... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

If you visit İstanbul you should see this historical place. It is a famous place and a seaside gate of city for whom travelling by train. It was constructed by German Architect (Otto Ritter and Helmuth Cuno) Ottoman era as the first station of Baghdad railway. It was opened in 1908. It has lived many catastrophes.It was sabotaged during WWI.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Standing on the platforms at Haydarpasha terminus, you cannot help but be transported back a century to a time when for European travellers, they would have just stopped onto Asia, having taken a ferry from the Golden Horn. In front of them was the Orient and an adventure into the unknown - Tehran, Damascus and beyond. The station is no... More 

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istanbul
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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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Istanbul
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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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dubai
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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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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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Address: Address: Asian Side, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul

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