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"Istanbul Sightseeing Tour Including Grand Bazaar
"Istanbul Uncovered with Grand Bazaar Suleymaniye Mosque Sultanahmet backstreets and great views of the city""Get the most out of Istanbul in the company of an expert local guide. As we tour Istanbul your guide will point out places to get the best local snacks and coffee as well as show you the main points of interest along the way.You'll start this Istanbul walking tour by exploring Istanbul’s ancient Hippodrome. Following this we’ll make our way to Divanyolu
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Full-Day Istanbul Tour by Land and Sea including Bosphorus Cruise
"The tour will begin on land with stops along the way including the Bosphorus Bridge built in 1974 and connects the European and Asian sections of IstanbuCamlıca Hill the highest point in Istanbul with a panoramic city views Beylerbeyi Palace
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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with Asian Side and Dolmabahce Palace
"Dolmabahce Palace (Closed on Mondays - Thursdays & replaced with Chora Museum)Being royal residence of Ottoman dynasty after 1856 this spectacular palace is a combination of Art Nouveau and Baroque style. The palace has cost 5 million Ottoman gold coins which are equal to 40 tons of gold today. 14 tons of gold in the form of gold leaf were used to gild the ceilings of the palace wh000 square meters mono block. Last Sultan left the palace in 1923 when The Republic of Turkey was founded. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk also breathed his last over there. Today Dolmabahce Palace serves as a museum. (Harem Section is not included in the itinerary because it needs additional time and fee so please check with your tour guide if you would like to spend time over there on your own).Bosphorus BridgeThe first lots of non-muslims lived in that area so you can see lots of churches and synagogues over there today. You will visit this district by bus after Camlica Hill.Fener Greek PatriarchateIts role as the Mother Church among the most modern Orthodox ch the Orthodox Patriarchate has had its headquarters in the relatively modest Church of St. George in Fener district of Istanbul.Lunch will be provided in a cozy local restaurant!Bosphorus CruiseYou will have chance to see the gorgeous Bosphoru Spice Market hosts 88 shops which are all under the same dome. You will feel that Istanbul is a vibrant city while smelling the scents of spices and herbs
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Kumkapi District

I have been coming to Kumkapi since the mid-1060's! I have never had a bad meal nor have I ever had an unpleasant time!That being said one must understand that this is Istanbul,Turkey and it is also...
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May 07, 2016

Any in Kumkapi especially Eurem

We had a similar bad experience as those posted below. puchy, rude waiters that bring you food you didn't order and make faces when you say you don't want it. I was told that 2 of things I wanted to...
Jun 21, 2011


Aphrodit, like all the restaurants in Kumpaki, post a menu outside. Don't bother reading it, when you are inside the prices all change.Turbot, 100 lira (£45) per KG. You are charged for water, which...
Mar 11, 2009

The Afrodita restaurant

This is the one restaurant in Kumkapi to be avoided. As the taxi stopped at the front end of the street a "salesman" almost pushed us inside the empty, cold restaurant, promising us an unforgettable...
Jan 01, 2009

Kor Agop

Kor Agop is one of many seafood restaurants and meyhanes in this lively area of Istanbul near the Sea of Marmara. We chose Kor Agop because our guidebook said that it had been operating since 1938 so...
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Apr 28, 2008

kumkapi restaurants

Do not miss the opportunity of eating fish in kumkapi restaurants! It's delicious! And the costs are reasonable. Generally speaking, fish was the very food I liked in Istanbul. Plus one or two...
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Aug 02, 2006

kumkapi restaurants

For a selection of sea food restaurants get yourself down gedik pasa cad Most of the restaurants are in competition with each other and offer the same fair, mostly a selection of cold appetizers...
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Oct 10, 2005

kumkapi restaurants

Almost all the restaurants in Kumkapi are good and not expensive. Try their mezze before the main course. Here you must choose fish, so is very good. If you are lucky you will find local musicians...
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Nov 18, 2004

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Nov 05, 2004
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Zeynep Sultan Camii

The Zeynep Sultan Camii was built as a tribute by the Sultan Ahmed III for his daughter Zeynep and thus dates from the 1760s, the end of the Ottoman heyday and the beginning of the long decline...
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Besiktas District

Beşiktaş is pronounced Beshiktash. It is an area on the European shores of the Bosphorus. Its name literally means Beşik = cradle, taş = stone, so Beşiktaş = cradle stone. This name comes...
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Serpentine Column - Twisted Column

The three interwined bronze serpents which form the Serpent Column were the base of a trophy that oce stood in the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. This trophy was dedicated to Apollo in gratitude by the...
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Camlica Hill

I wouldn't have gone to Camlica Hill had I not taken a half-day tour. And I didn't originally intend to take a half-day tour...but that's another story. Camlica Hill is on the Asian side, in the...
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Panorama 1453 Museum

"The Panorama Victory Museum" is located at the Miniaturk Park Museum and is at the Sutluce district ... Your eyes will witness the "War of Independence" and what really happened .... Here you can...
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Isbank Museum

We stumbled upon this museum while looking for someplace else and were encouraged inside by the guards who seemed a little bored by the lack of visitors. It turned out to be very interesting. The...
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