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Haydarpasa Terminal

Asian Side, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #65 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Istanbul, Turkey
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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Stavanger, Norway
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165 reviews 165 reviews
77 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
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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124 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
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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20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
661 reviews 661 reviews
179 attraction reviews
2,544 helpful votes 2,544 helpful votes
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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Tehran, Iran
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44 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This place is a royal station, with amazing architecture, beautiful view of see, colorful inside design and many more. If you go to Asian part you should visit this place it will just take about half an hour and it definitely worth it.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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39 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

As the former northern terminus for the Baghdad Railway, the history oozes from the building. Built by the German, Otto Ritter (no relationship with either the Three's Company actor or the fish in the famous children's book . . .) in 1908, the station only currently serves the suburbs of Asian Istanbul. Apparently, it will be converted into a hotel... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Nice building - and functional - this is where to catch the train to Bostanci and Pendik. do you have your Istanbul card??

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