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Address: Istanbul, Turkey
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$34*
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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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Istanbul Tour with Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace

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Besiktas is one of the most modern areas of Istanbul. There are lots of eating places, a few museums, hotels, bars etc and most of all the Taksim Square is very near. Modes of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Besiktas is one of the most modern areas of Istanbul. There are lots of eating places, a few museums, hotels, bars etc and most of all the Taksim Square is very near. Modes of transportation are easily available and the bus service is very much recommended.

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Istanbul Province, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Besiktas is anoter corner of typical Istanbul to be visited. Most ferries from the Asian side come here and there is a very large area where the vibe is. If you go to the Çarşı section you will come accross many restaurants. This place is different than the Eminönü or Karaköy section of the city. More locals visit this area... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Besiktas is one of the well-known more modern areas in Istanbul. Lots of museums, hotels, restaurants and also more contact with local people. They have the best soccer team - the soccer stadium is located in this area. Lovely hotels - I had a drink at the wonderful Kapinsky Palace. Taksim Square is in the vicinity Lots of wonderful Restaurants... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The ferry stops here, and thus becomes a jumping off point to Ortakoy. When going there, it is better to walk at almost any time of the day. The two times we went, we passed 3 of "our" buses when walking, getting there much faster than any of them did...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Full of life, restaurants are good too. Loved the scenic beauty. Good place to spend an evening. You can take ferry from Emononu to Besiktas. A must visit

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Mugla, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

From the busy ferry terminal the Barbaros Bulivari climbs up to the suburb of Beşiktaş, which is home to one of the citys football teams, the "Black Eagles", "Kara Kartal" and the wealthy middle classes. The mundane Sinan Paşa Camii, built by the great man himself, is located in this district. In 2002 thirty four İznik tiles were stolen from... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

It's located closed nearby Besiktas stadium and also the Mosque and Dolmabahce Palace, every visitor includes always be enjoyed with this place which is clean and well managed garden around.

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Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Besiktas is my favourite not only because I lived there for 10 years but also because of all the great attractions it offer. Hotel: Four Seasons Bosphorus Lunch: Assk Cafe Dinner: Bebek Balikci Cafe: Caffe Nero Bebek Transport: Besiktas-Bebek Boat Cruise Park: Yildiz Park

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Very beautiful area which has been completely redeveloped and is now full of antiques stores, boutiques, restaurants and other shops which are somewhat more typical and yet very nice. Streets have been newly paved and the buildings have been totally restored from the last time I was here; the area around the harbor, definitely somewhat decadent years ago, has been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

One of the most crowded region of the city. live never stops here. so many young students here and cheap bars, cafes. We loved cafes at sea side.

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