I stayed in the Greek side and wanted to visit the Turkish side to say I've done it. It's mostly just shop after shop of designer knock-offs but I enjoyed seeing the sights as well (St. Sophia's). I was on foot, so couldn't go too far. But if you're on Ledras, might as well cross over! Don't get your passport stamped though; give them one of the slips of paper they have at the desk. A passport stamp will create all kinds of trouble when you go through customs in other countries bc the Turkish side is not recognized and considered an occupier (depends who you talk to).
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