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“Breathtaking view”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Istanbul Cable Car

Istanbul Cable Car
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Small-Group Full-Day Istanbul City Tour
Tarsus, Turkey
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59 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Breathtaking view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013

The short trip has one of the best views of İstanbul. It is breathtaking. The Golden Horn and around is great.

Visited June 2012
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Amman, Jordan
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“Nice view but way too short”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

As others have said, the cable ride is way too short and a big minus is that they don't run unless the cable car is full - meaning you have to share with other people which for us wasn't a pleasant experience. The view is indeed very nice but you get the same view (if not more beautiful) but walking up to Pierre Loti and further up past the cable car station. That way you also get more time to take photos.

The ride itself is fun but the shortness and sitting with strangers ruin it a bit, so it should be seen as a means of transportation with a better-than-ordinary view only.

Visited March 2013
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46 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Wonderful in winter”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

Myself and the family loved this experience . It was an amazing view down and even though a few people in the cable car ride found it short I think the experience is what really counts. Try everything at least once In your life when possible! South Africa

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CANADA
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86 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“TOO SHORT”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

The cable car ride is a good experience, but it is too short. Whe you get to the top, the view of Istanbul is glorious, stop for a while and have a coffee and look at the grave sites, interesting.

Visited December 2012
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews
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“Lovely view but a short trip”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2013

The cable car trip was short and over rated. The view from the terrace is beautiful and worth spending time to take a couple of photos and grabing a drink

Visited December 2012
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