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This charming neighborhood of renovated old buildings is home to many restaurants, shops and artist galleries.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Istanbul, Turkey
Besiktas
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All reviews baked potato bosphorus bridge house cafe restaurants and cafes sea view narrow streets beautiful area boat tour nice place to visit european side dolmabahce palace beautiful mosque taksim square turkey kumpir souvenirs kabatas
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Many things together; mosque is small but gorgeous. Shopping and drinking in beautiful view with lovely cats and dogs!

Thank M g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This market comes alive in the night time and must be visited on the weekends in the night. Beautiful cami mosque and the breathtaking bosporus view awaits here. The hustle bustle of this cute little market is mesmerizing!!

Thank curiokat
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Ortakoy is a fascinating area!! You will enjoy the view either day or night!! It's also one of the most popular places to eat Kumpir / Waffles.. There are many small shops where you can buy presents

Thank Nada A
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Even though it is a small area but it is full of life. At the entrance of it, you will find large numbers of shops that sell picked potatoes with so many things to add to it. Also, there is a nice Masjid and many...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Great place for nice view and nice mosque and to eat kumpir. there are several dozen places to eat and drink. T. most of the bars in the area have a great view of the Bosphorus.

Thank MhmdTawfik
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Very crowded area with old and modern scenes. The sitting at the bosphorus worth visiting. A kids play ground and a small park exist also. The boat trips from there are a must take to cruise the shores of Istanbul.

Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Like so many other places in Istanbul had a really beautiful scenery but the most memorable part for me was those big big baked potatoes crammed with so many different things called Kumpir. And that was so funny because in my language #Farsi and especially...More

Thank Roshanak H
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Superb area full of attractions starting with the location ending with the history it represents, the buildings, thehotels, the port, the restaurants, cafes & souvenir shop

Thank Talal A
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Ortakoy is a must visit district of Istanbul. Just chill near the Bosphorus and of course have a KUMPIR (big baked potato with various fillings). Potato itself wasnt very good for me , but maybe you will like it. Also, we had waffle with many...More

Thank kkeven
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I stayed in istanbul for a week, went to this area twice, everything in it is just awesome, the mosque the views, and especially the food! If you went you can have a traditional turkish food which is called kumpir. you can also eat waffles...More

Thank Tareq I
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Besiktas
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for
space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green
parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather
wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of
opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For
folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a
constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s
waterways are to its rich history, there's the
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Juls S
6 September 2018|
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Response from Talal A | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of restaurants that serve seafood all over the city but around the area of Tarabia are bunch of the best seafood restaurants, also the area of levent & under the bridge of Glata as well.
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Juls S
2 September 2018|
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Response from Sharon M | Reviewed this property |
We were there mid week in June/2018, and all the vendors and restaurants were open for business.
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Suzanne Z
16 November 2017|
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Response from يوسف أ | Reviewed this property |
You can navigate in Istanbul and Mobility throughout Turkey with Google map app..its amazing app and very easy...have locations ,navigation , work time ( opening , closing shops and sites )...and have a lot of pictures for... More
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