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Karakoy Iskelesi

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Karakoy Iskelesi

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The bridge between east and west, Istanbul is a vibrant city with magnificent architecture and a rich history as the former capital of the Ottoman empire. Cover top sites like the Blue Mosque and the Spice Market on this action-packed guided trip, which offers 1-, 2-, or 3-day itineraries to best suit your schedule. Because it’s a private tour, you have plenty of time for questions along the way.
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Travelaround59 wrote a review Nov 2019
London, United Kingdom1,612 contributions458 helpful votes
Perfect way to move from one side to another of the ever increasing Istanbul! As this time we stayed on the Asian side to be with friends the Ferry is the easiest and cheaper way to move from and to Sultanahmet or Beyoğlu and enjoy the marvels of Istanbul. Also the view that you get is rather interesting!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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stinkwink wrote a review Oct 2019
Sydney, Australia7,352 contributions1,598 helpful votes
The pier is less busy than Eminou on the other end of Galata Bridge. We didn't visit it as part of a boat tour since we walked through Galata Bridge a few times to go to Galata Tower, and later to visit one of the newly discovered restaurants. When you turn on the right after crossing the Golden Horn through Galata Bridge, right on the shore is a long line of restaurants. We always chose an outside sitting, to be able to watch the traffic of Karakoy Pier, the coming and going of smaller and bigger ships, and the desperately arguing seagulls when someone threw some potato chips to make the sight more vibrant and exciting. Karakoy Iskelesi is an excellent place to enjoy the scenery of a busy Harbour.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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jmeem42016 wrote a review Aug 2019
Dee Why, Australia790 contributions449 helpful votes
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 the restaurants here are all in one row. Also I can tell you from experience that some of the restaurants under the bridge do not serve alcohol, but as far as I could see, all the restaurants on the Karakoy pier do. The only other difference is that from the Eminonu end you have mostly a river view whereas from here you see much more water.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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PMQuestions wrote a review May 2019
Great Ayton, United Kingdom22,189 contributions250 helpful votes
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 the nearest quay to Galatea bridge on the Golden Horn and the ticket machines are easily converted to English. All simplicity and and an intercontinental voyage ticked off!
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Date of experience: May 2019
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annieburstow wrote a review Mar 2019
Watford, United Kingdom51 contributions23 helpful votes
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 , market and attractive well priced restaurants .
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Date of experience: March 2019
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