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“great ambiance and easy access”
Review of Turk Telekom Arena

Turk Telekom Arena
Ranked #132 of 1,105 things to do in Istanbul
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Reviewed August 5, 2012

''welcome to hell'' is the best sentence which explain this stadium. galatasaray will play in champions league and all european teams will feel this fever.

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Reviewed June 21, 2012

Best for Football fans, especially a world famous Istanbul Derby, easy to go by subway.

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Reviewed June 13, 2012

I went to see the match Turkey-Germany with my friend. Stadium was 95% full. To enter it was well made even if you cannot bring water with you. Organization inside is great, everything is new but to go out of the stadium it was awful.

We had to take the metro to go back to Taksim and it took us one hour just to go out of the stadium. There were only three tiny doors to let people going out to walk to metro station and everybody was pushing. It was even hard to breathe.

1  Thank Arretedepoisson
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Reviewed May 29, 2012

If you're going for a game, then that's a different story, but there's no reason to make a side trip otherwise.

1  Thank Eric B
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Reviewed April 30, 2012

Modelled on FC Schalke's Veltins Arena (a World Cup venue) this is Turkey's leap into top class sporting hospitality. Galatasaray FC are now back on form and it is well worth attending a home match (for anyone who likes top level football tourism). The unique factor for tourists is the sheer wall of noise created by the home fans throughout most of the game. The smart way for tourists to experience this is to purchase relatively inexpensive gold or platinum tickets and to savour the scene one level above and looking down onto the Ultras. When Galatasary scores get ready for the explosion of sound and then the shaking of the foundations - more awesome than most European venues, guaranteed! The ticket price includes car park access, and a civilised meal before the match and behind glass. My son loved it and it makes a nice counter for those endless shopping mall trips. We bought tickets through hospitality@galatasaray.org and they can give tips on how to get to and leave the ground without hassle.

2  Thank JWRCO
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