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Gulhane Park

Alemdar Mah. Alemdar Cad. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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  • Average7%
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“beautiful park” (101 reviews)
“topkapi palace” (213 reviews)
“flower beds” (37 reviews)
Alemdar Mah. Alemdar Cad. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Is real a oasis this park,behind AyiaSophia and Top Kapi palace [it was garden of this palace] ,in the middle of hot old city.Big ptatanos trees,grass and many clear and good seats,refresh you after a difficult day.There is a cafe -restaurant in the middle.

Thank amfitryon
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is nice park to take look at, near topkapi place (sultan Ahmed Area) and not more than 1 hour. If you are going with family and kids it is go to have walk after lunch.

Thank Hamza_ayash
Reviewed 1 week ago

The shade here is a lovely reprieve from the heat and the crowds. Perfect for a time-out and planning your next move.

Thank TheFieldTrip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice park with a great view. You can sit and drink something soft while enjoying the view though it is very crowded especially in the weekends.

Thank Hazal G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i took my wife and little doughter for afternoon walk and relaxtion. unfortunately, i forgot to bring a blanket coz this all what you need with tea and borek. awesome tall trees and all clean.

Thank ahmed A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A walk through Gulhane Park only takes an hour but the experience will energise the weary tourist to take on the travails of more sight seeing. There is a central pathway the crosses the middle of the park and so one cannot get lost and...More

1  Thank georgecomodromos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is nice hidden gem. After visiting the Archeological museum and if you are weary, turn right and walk down into this park (before you go through the wall). Then move over to the far side and follow the wall on the inside. It will...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice park with great water display. You can sit and have your little picnic here. It also has a decent restaurant.

Thank Sunny M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful park in Istanbul, very big and very clean. You can hear different of Birds chirping.

Thank Alandjani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i visited the park with my family in April. There was very nice flowers gardens and very well maintained landscape. Excellent place to visit in Istanbul. There is just need to increase dustbins in the part. On holidays, bins are full and no one clean...More

Thank ShahzadPAK
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Hanar S
August 11, 2017|
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Response from elif-in-egypt | Reviewed this property |
As per the other responses, Gulhane Park is free to enter and you can take food in with you. I don't know the opening and closing times but was there once in winter in the snow and it was open at about 7.30 am although... More
Hanar S
August 11, 2017|
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Response from sunshine19982017 | Reviewed this property |
There were no fees to enter the park and you can definitely take a picnic with you. I am not sure about the hours. Hope this helps!
Samirah M
March 30, 2017|
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Response from 1800hammer | Reviewed this property |
That's all probably a matter of taste but at that time of year and a few weeks before, there are beautiful flower displays everywhere, from the exit of the airport. Very pretty.