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“Walk and enjoy!” 5 of 5 stars
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Historic Areas of Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey (Sirkeci)
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Ranked #2 of 1,271 things to do in Istanbul
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“Walk and enjoy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Small shops, Camiis, lots of tourists, beatifula historical places and buildings - all that you can find in Old Town.

Visited February 2011
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“Bustling shops”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

The small lanes crammed with people selling all types of wares. Great experience for those who are used to shopping centres, although Istanbul has plenty of those in the newer areas. the lokum (turkish delight) is fantastic at the spice Bazaar (Eben Hazer stall we did a few repeat vists and can recommend)

Visited December 2011
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“everything in Istanbul is historic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

It's why one visits Istanbul. This city has been churning for millenia.

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“Why you come to Istanbul”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

This area has history and more music for tourists looking for nightlife.

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“very alive and colorfull”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

I liked the pomegranade juice and salep on the streets, ...the vivacious crowds of tourists and tradition of the Turkey at this spot. Great experience (and I always come back with joy)

Visited December 2011
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