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Galata Tower


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2019 Winner


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Reviewed July 19, 2019

What a lovely, vibrant area. Away from the shops close to the bazaar, and much more civilized. It is not overcrowded and it was just a nice shopping/eating experience. And of course, the beautiful tower at night makes for great photos.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Ohh i just love this place great ambiance delicious food fabulous ottoman dishes you will enjoy every things in this restaurant amazing view what else you will need i highly recommend this restaurant esp Galata kebab and different meza i do hope you will go...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2019

The restaurant Galata tower is located up in the Galata tower itself, and you need to take the lift (and pay for it) to go there; however, if you previously have been made a reservation you can ask to talk with the guard and skip...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

Enormous lines form at the entrance daily. I wonder why? Except for the very nice view and restaurant (haven’t eaten there) there is not much to see... Read the interesting history of the tower in your favorite guide, look at it from outside and that’s...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Luiz C
Reviewed May 8, 2019

The best view of Istanbul from the top of the tower. Ticket is only for 25 Turkish lira, but in order to avoid the long wait times you should arrive early.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank eliana n
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Bad service - they took my coffee before it was finished! Not recommended place for the service! Only for the view.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 25, 2018

Very impressive and preserved historical texture. The people around it watch this servant in an affected way. The nearby bars were also really good.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

My spouse and I decided to visit the tower when we noticed there was no line early in the morning. I'm glad we saw it but I would not have lined up for this. It's a really nice view. If you go, take the stairs...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

The view from the Galata tower is great. The entire city is visible from the top. But the queue to go up is very long... While getting the ticket an option of the helicopter simulator is given-very bad experience...the screen is blur and it's so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dhruv1986
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

It’s a historical building and the food was better than expected. Service was average but the way they ask for tips is horrible. Food: ordered two cold starters, eggplant and vine leaf, also two main dishes, manti and grilled seabass. Not bad food. When paying...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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