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“Nice if you have time, but probably not a must-see”
Review of Beyoglu

Beyoglu
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Owner description: This neighborhood in the modern section of the city is home to many foreign consulates, and is popular for its restaurants and nightlife.
Reviewed November 1, 2012

We walked around this area for a while on our trip. While it was an interesting area, the shopping street is basically the same as most shopping streets in European cities. So if you do feel like window shopping, it's probably OK, but if you want culture or attractions, there's not as much going on.

Near the northeastern end is Taksim square. It's not very interesting, frankly, but there are a few statues and flags. Near the southern part of the district is the Galata Tower. That's definitely worth a look if it's a clear day (or night), since it's got views of the old town.

Do avoid going on the Tünel "subway" thing, though. It's literally about 60 seconds, and while the price is already too high, they apparently overcharged us, but when we went back to try to ask for an explanation, the guy at the window wasn't helpful at all. In the end, just walk up the hill, since it'll be good to burn off some vacation food calories.

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Reviewed October 22, 2012

There are such a wide range of bars and restaurants. There are traditional turkish, irish pubs, indian, thai you can find just about anything here.

2  Thank CaseyStarrB
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

i think every young man must visit there at nite it is enjoyable and in the morning you can do nice shoppings

2  Thank Veli_Mektepli
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

Having rented a flat i the area we were happily surprised by the relaxed outdoor life ,
Cafes and cozy small restaurants abound in this bohemian area of Istanbul,
Just ten minutes walk ïs Istiklal avenue the trendy shopping street,
A 30 min walk will take you to the Blue Mosque on the waterfront.
Beyoglu was to us the perfect location to explore the city.
The area is quite steep in parts but worth the effort,

1  Thank zaraththustra
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

Here you can find finest cafes and best shops of Turkey .It is along street with many shops on both sides.Best shopping center in my opinion.

2  Thank armenianguest
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