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“Great neighborhood along the Bosphorus” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ortakoy

Ortakoy
Bosphorus suburbs, Istanbul, Turkey
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Private Tour: Istanbul's Jewish Heritage
Ranked #45 of 1,271 things to do in Istanbul
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This charming neighborhood of renovated old buildings is home to many restaurants, shops and artist galleries.
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“Great neighborhood along the Bosphorus”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Fun place to spend a few lazy afternoons sipping Turkish coffee or tea. Or the pace picks up in the evenings. Lot's of shops selling souvenirs. One of the few places that has a mosque, church, and synagogue showing the true diversity and melting pot culture of Istanbul.

Visited July 2013
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“A great place for a walk, a meal, or a drink”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

A great spot for an evening walk with views and atmosphere that are even nicer that Istiklal avenue.

Visited July 2013
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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“good coffee shops whith sea view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

nice place to visit and have a coffee in sunset, there are modern and Turkish coffee shops, also you can find hand made accessory.

Visited June 2013
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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“Nice place along the Bosporus”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

If you want to get out of the busy city centre you should visit this area Ortaköy. It has nice restaurants, terraces and great views on the river Bosporus and it's bridge. If you are looking for tiny streets with shops, nice squares with restaurants, go there.

Visited June 2013
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“nice place to be for a few ours”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

nice place to be for a few ours. From our hotel we went by tram and bus 25e. Walked around and sat at the waterside. Nice to walk around and go shopping. From there you can take a ferry to the other side. We liked it. After visiting this place we walked to the Ylidiz park to sit in the shade of the trees and have a picknic. We did get lost in the park, lol. It is big ;)

Visited June 2013
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