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Address: Turistik Camlica Cd. | Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: 02164432198
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Nice green hill top

Green hill top park which gives panoramic view to Istanbul. Very good restaurant there offering traditional foods at reasonable price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Muhammad S
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Alkharj
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not much to do or see in the park BUT the views of the city of Istanbul and the Bosporus are spectacular! Well worth the trip. We toured Beylerbeyi Palace and then drove up to Camlica. They have a cute cafe with nice lunch menu if you are there around noon. Park was green and lush, nice flower gardens and... More 

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Alkharj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Green hill top park which gives panoramic view to Istanbul. Very good restaurant there offering traditional foods at reasonable price.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very family orientated place to have an ice cream or snack and just absorb the breathtaking views. Brilliant place to go if you want to escape the busy side of Istanbul

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Khobar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Çamlica Hill is located within the borders of Üsküdar district, on the Anatolian side of Istanbul, near the first suspension bridge. Camlica, a place with two hills overlooking the Bosphorus and the Marmara Sea, is one of the most favored promenades in Istanbul, and also one of the highest and most charming places in the city. Me and family enjoyed... More 

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York, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped off as part of a trip for a wander round this high point. Good views in every direction. Crowded at weekends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

A bit far place with a panoramic view to the city of Istanbul. No entrance fee but parking only. Find a table if you go early. Enjoy your stay with friends and family. Cafe is available. Kids area as well.

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This hill is really beautiful, full of green trees & grasses, some good restaurants, good weather, most beautiful view of Istanbul,...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Istanbul is best known as the crossroad between Asia and Europe. It's where 2 continents meet, separated by a Bosphorus River in between. From Camlica Hill, see the Bosphorus River separating the 2 continents. Quiet and peaceful garden with great lookout view point. Birdeye view of the city. Enjoyed. No admission fee.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Camlıca Hill is a good spot for panoranic view of istanbul. I had a great time with my family and took lots of photos of istanbul. Recommended.

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Ismailia, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

have launch or dinner there in IBB sosyal restaurant, enjoy the ottoman atmosphere with beautiful views of istanbu

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Uskudar
Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s most densely populated neighborhoods. Once a Greek colony, later a haven for people from across the Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons. Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by its myriad treasures than by its many thousand residents. And with fairytale settings such as the “Maiden’s Tower” as well as grand examples of Ottoman Era architecture, plenty of parks, a gorgeous and lengthy coastline, and some of Turkey’s holiest sites, there’s no end to the sightseeing possibilities. Easily reached from the city’s European shores via a steady network of ferries, time spent in Uskudar reveals a “real life” Istanbul that many who experience find extremely fascinating.
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