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Reviewed August 10, 2019

This pier area corresponds to Eminonu Pier at the other end of the Galata Bridge. I think the Eminonu side has more restaurants if you count both sides of the bridge but you need to do a lot of walking to view them all whereas...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

We did our own Bosphorus cruise by getting the regular ferry across to Karakoy. In our case the was the point and at 5TL each way was a real bargain. We wandered around Karakoy people watching which was very pleasant. We used the ferry from...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

It’s a very short boat ride from Kadikoy, lovely to do on a sunny day .Only 5tl one way on the public boat . There are great views of Istanbul from the boat .Once there it’s a pleasant walk around the many little shops ,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

Karaköy is one of the ferry ports located next to Galata Bridge. I personally prefer this one to Eminönü as there are less crowds, many restaurants and cafes are located around and it is closer to the path that goes up to Taksim. In December...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Karaköy Iskelesi is not beautiful, nevertheless I have given it five stars because it is a central site in Istanbul. With a boat from here you can get far, e.g. to the Asian districts of Istanbul. In so far it is very important. Some of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

This pier is a good place to take a walk in the morning or in the evening. There is a cafe near here and you can spend some time looking the ferry going to and fro on the sea. The view of the old city...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

We found that using the ferry system to get around Istanbul meant that you enjoyed the views and also avoided the nightmare traffic around many areas. We highly recommend crossing to the Asian side, and we thought Kadikoy was great (2 adults and 2 teens)....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 18, 2016

I like to come here to take photos in the morning. When the weather is fine, you can see the beautiful shape of mosques and hills. A hidden spot to take photos! There are cafe and restaurants around this area, too. And one step into...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed February 19, 2016

A buzzing area to be, all lit up at night and with lots of restaurants. Certainly a great vibe in this area

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed January 1, 2016

we mostly went daytime. there are several restaurants around here, mostly fish restaurants. good for sightseeing. come at night and drink tea at seaside, its amazing.

Date of experience: May 2015
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