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Ortakoy

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Address: Bosphorus suburbs, Istanbul, Turkey
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This charming neighborhood of renovated old buildings is home to many...

This charming neighborhood of renovated old buildings is home to many restaurants, shops and artist galleries.

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It is has the best day in my vacation in Istanbul , To have a cup off coffee with waffles at 9,00 am at the OrtKoy , very fabulous view for the Bousphor bridge , and you can see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is has the best day in my vacation in Istanbul , To have a cup off coffee with waffles at 9,00 am at the OrtKoy , very fabulous view for the Bousphor bridge , and you can see Asia from Europe 😂😂😂

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alexandria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best shopping and souvenirs Best Potatoes :) ......best place to stay and have a tour in front of the sea

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I had a wonderful time browsing, shopping and eating the famous kumpir and waffle here. We simply loved spending time here. Missing Istanbul and the delicious food.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a place on Bosphorus. and near a bridge. Crowded and noisy area. There are some small shops and souvenir shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very historical square , if came Istanbul must be there , historical beauty connect with boshporus and bridge ... Nice view ... Must enjoy the street foods there and take a bost gor 1 h Bosphorus trip ... Recomended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crowded but very nice..with its bazar and its small cafes and kumpir small resturants..(stuffed baked potatoes) ..you can spend a whole evening there ..eat very good kumpir and have some waffle or ice cream for dessert..enjoy a cup of tea or coffee..eat chestnuts ...maybe have a massage ..buy some accessories and souvenirs .. And enjoy the beautiful mosque view ..make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great square to walk around in the evening, with lots of restaurants and bars and shops. There's a nice view of one of the most important bridges in Istanbul, that's all in red. Also, there's a big mosque, with makes a really nice scenario. I recommend coming here in one evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant place to walk. Here you can soak up the atmosphere of Istanbul. There are many restaurants on the coast and their representatives compete to invite you in their restaurant to eat. All offer identical food. You should try the notorious kompir - very large potato, which put different vegetables, meats and sauces of your choice. While food can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's very rare to find a good spot near the ocean to eat food or gather or even eating a grilled corn. But in ortakoy. It was the best experimental motions i've ever had

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's on of the famous areas in Istanbul, where it has many small shops with some restaurants and coffee shops, but it's noisy.

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Besiktas
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighborhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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