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Reviewed October 5, 2015

We took the hop in hop off bus to get here and it was the only stop where we left the bus. There were no line ups. There is a machine from which you purchase your tokens. It does not take anything larger than a...More

Date of experience: October 2015
4  Thank cebcolpitts
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Nice view when it is a sunny day. It was a much shorter trip what I expected but we had nice weather so it was nice. Easy to arrive with hop on- hop off bus.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Carina235
Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

You can see top of the town, buildings, green high trees, kids will love the "flight", Be sure to obey rules, make sure that kids are well looked after, and enjoy the trip

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank drsuada
Reviewed August 26, 2015

The cable car is made of a couple of small eight-seats units and is incredibly slow. I joined the queue under an unforgiving sun, and stood still on my feet for 14 minutes without any improvement. Then I decided to go uphill by feet, to...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank CarloR451
Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

The cable cars ( telephenik) are a good way to get great views of the golden horn etc. The base station has token machines which only take small denomination notes to give required plastic red tokens to board the cable car. It is advised to...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank arshadmian786
Reviewed July 10, 2015

We jumped off the on off bus and took the cable car up to the top. Was a brief trip but had terrific views of the city. Little cafe on top that serves coffee etc. we walked back down through the cemetery and cut through...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank varney4
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

For a fantastic view and at cheaper rates..the long lines was survivable. Galata tower views command 35liras. Whereas this would be 2lira odd each way. Great views..tiny cafes ensconced at terrace level...u have a mosque to visit too nearby with a street of souvenirs and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank pcrants
Reviewed May 12, 2015

On the day we visited (Thursday) it was very busy and we had to line up more than 1/2hr to get on. Nice views from the top.

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Edwin F
Reviewed April 29, 2015

we went at night so could not see much in the dark apart from lights . i am sure it would offer breath taking view in morning . the only problem is that you have to wait long really long in queue to get to...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Dr_Fazzy
Reviewed March 11, 2015

don't waste your time with this activity, this is not a tourist activity at all, the trip is about 3 min over a cemetery ! I don't understand why people would like to enjoy over looking at tombs ! the restaurant at the top is...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Osama-Karawi
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Yes very good if you like snow. Remember that in December you may stay in the hotel only.
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