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Besiktas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to main Istanbul city, its a nice neighborhood. stayed there the first time and the bosphorous cruises normally start from here.

Thank ankeet_sinha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Besiktas has a fiull range of the greatest of Turkish food, from meat to fish to vegetarian. It is one of the least expensive places to eat on the European side.

Thank hatemalaysia
Reviewed September 10, 2018

It is a large area of Istanbul and sure you will visit it because there are many nice activities to do there. Also, its location by the Bosphor made it full of restaurants and cafes.

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Beskitas was very busy and full of life, people are very friendly and great food. Streets are full of shops and plenty fresh fruits and veg.

Thank Zafat D
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

This sea transportation junction is perhaps the best place to observe the lively Istanbul city life. There are also variety of cafes, restaurants, bars and entertainment areas by the sea around the Besiktas Square. Strolling stall after stall around the colourful street market, having a...More

Thank Aaliya_murad
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Beautiful place with lots of friendly bars and restaurants as well the more expensive places (Kempinsky Hotel, my favorite..)

1  Thank PDScholten
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I love that area as it represents the Turkish atmosphere (you don't see many tourists around. lots of shops and some traditional restaurants (I love the sea food there).

Thank swdajani
Reviewed August 5, 2018

It is a nice area but the problem the trap does not reach it. The Corniche is really nice and relaxing just eat simit and watch the birds.

Thank janakat60
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Beşiktaş is one of the most famous seaside towns of Istanbul. Easy to reach by ferry from Asian side, easy to reach by public transport from European side it is famous for fish restaurants and tabernas. Also Besiktas is famous for city's football team and...More

3  Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed June 19, 2018

It does not get any more local than this with many narrow lanes crisscrossed with pubs, bars and restaurants. This is home to the Besiktas Football Club with the stadium a short walk away. For home games the atmosphere here is a large party. Besiktas...More

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parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather
wealthy neighborhood and discover a rich mix of
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folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a
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There are a great selection of restaurants in and around Besiktas near the W Hotel. I’m sure you will find somewhere serving great fish dishes. Eminou is where the boats sail from along the Bosphorus and is a tram ride away... More
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