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Istiklal Street

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Istiklal Street

5,870 Reviews
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Istiklal Street Taksim Beyoglu, Istanbul Turkey
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Join one of the best Bosphorus boat tours in Istanbul and admire the cosmopolitan city from a completely different perspective while enjoying the beautiful views of the Orient and the Occident at the same time. <br><br>Your Istanbul Welcome Card Marine Officer will welcome you at the pier and help you on the boat, hand you over our Bosphorus tour plan and explain you what will see on the boat tour. <br><br>Bosphorus Boat Tour<br><br>The Bosphorus is 32km long, separates Europe from Asia and connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. Cruise along the Bosphorus between Asia and Europe and discover Istanbul tourist attractions, magnificent palaces, ancient castles, and other historical sites, as well as fine seaside residences and the Bosphorus bridge. Furthermore, you will have a glance at the spectacular pieces of authentic civic architecture on the European and Asian coast.<br><br>Our boat is departing hourly, if you should miss your departure time you can join the next departing boat.
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Marawan Aref wrote a review Oct 12
Alexandria, Egypt5 contributions
Istiklal street is really good street and crowded with many Nationalities from the global but the bad thing there is the Cafe scammed who target Solo Traveler and come close to them and starting talking with Turkish language to make sure that you are a foreigner then they start to make a conversation in English then they will invite you for drink and if you went with them then you are in a big trouble cuz they will charge you for the Expensive drink you will ever Drink in whole of your life.. Just if they came across say that you are not interesting
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Date of experience: October 2020
Mamun K wrote a review Oct 8
London, United Kingdom153 contributions66 helpful votes
Not a lot to write about this place, it's worth a visit though. Pretty much like oxford street with lots of shops and places to eat. They have a mixture of cuisines here and not just Turkish restaurants. At the top of the street is Taksim Square, we were staying in Sultanahmet area and walked to Taksim Square, took about 90 mins.
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Date of experience: October 2020
Dale P wrote a review Oct 5
Warrington, United Kingdom35 contributions4 helpful votes
If you are looking for night street shopping then this is for you, but it's just a busy street with not much else to do. Om from Manchester so this is just like a longer market street to me!
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Date of experience: September 2020
B1714D wrote a review Oct 2
Belgrade, Serbia8,131 contributions2,007 helpful votes
The Istiklal street is a long pedestrianized shopping street you might see in every city. It runs all the way from Taksim sq down to Galata tower. On both sides famous brand stores, shopping mall, cafes, restaurants,...etc. I suggest not eating here as the area is highly touristic, so are the prices and food quality. Most interesting for me was the Saint Anthony of Padua Church which is around the middle and the old red tram which wasn't operating this time, probably due to Covid.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Jon W wrote a review Sep 2020
Kent, United Kingdom532 contributions51 helpful votes
A long typically Europeanised shopping street containing a few familiar shops such as Zara, H&M, Mango and some well known sports shops (Nike and Adidas) the rest are repeated multiple national low end shops that continue along the length of the street There are a few malls along the way none are particularly worthy of note There is a food hall containing internationally known coffee shops at one end and a multitude of restaurant’s, cafes and fast food outlets along the way and at the top end All in all not worth the trip as most decent travel guides also point out
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Date of experience: September 2020
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