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Taksim Taskisla, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once you have worked out how to buy your ticket from the machine the short ride to the top station gives great views of Istanbul passing over a graveyard that is beautifully tended on the side of the mountain. At the top there is a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jackie_rogers59
Reviewed May 8, 2019

I think it's not interesting for tourism, you can take the walk it can be nicest to walk across the big garden there

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 929rabihm
Reviewed April 27, 2019

The ride is short, a little over to minutes, but the views of the surrounding park and city is worth every second of it.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank juliancP629FH
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

I recently visited Istanbul & loved the place. It was family holiday with 3 generations. We visited Aya Sophia, Sultan mosque or blue mosque. The places were full of history

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank gayatriPune
Reviewed April 2, 2019

It is part of the public transportation, great efforts by the municipality. Kids had a nice experience for the first time.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 949tareqa
Reviewed April 2, 2019

I heard about this cable car through the Istanbul Tourist Pass. One of the items included in the pass was the Hop On Hop Off bus and one of the bus' stops was the cable car. Luckily, I had purchased a metro card to use...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

This is also called Teleferik and it is public transportation. It is great to use it above Maçka Parkı.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Anfrist
Reviewed March 22, 2019

So good comfortable cable ride, you have to pay with the kart card , not expensive but a very short ride. No instructions in English on the board or machine on how it works, so only after trial and error. No staff around also only...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lighter111
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Travels a very short distance and just an excuse to make money. Tour groups push people through so the infrastructure can’t deal with the numbers. You can get far better views from many rooftop bars

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank annalizevdWaal
Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

Cool, short fun ride. The cost is 5 TL and it’s easy to get to from the square. It’s 2 cars that can sit 4 people each.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CaliGuy01
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For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area
just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of
fashion and a thriving business district meet to
create an expressly “downtown” feel. Though largely a
residential neighborhood, luxury hotels, fine dining
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swathi s
October 4, 2017|
Response from Abu_Firas_11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes very good if you like snow. Remember that in December you may stay in the hotel only.