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Istiklal Street

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Address: istiklal street Taksim | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
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+90 532 421 6164
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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This cobblestone street attracts both locals and tourists who walk its...

This cobblestone street attracts both locals and tourists who walk its length to enjoy the many restaurants, cafes and shops. Many of the city's movie theaters are also located here.

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young new generations buskers night clubs best night life i have experienced as a tourist guide.the thirld street for night life streets ,u will be in love wih someoen there

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

young new generations buskers night clubs best night life i have experienced as a tourist guide.the thirld street for night life streets ,u will be in love wih someoen there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No one would visit Istanbul and doesn't go to Istiklal street. Actually I know some people who only go there. It has everything except the historic spots. Very good shopping, very good restaurants and culture there and there. Accessible with metro and tram (Finkuler)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this busy street of shopping filled with all the brands u can think off. However certain shops can be alittle pricey and a lot of walking is required. The vibe at night is amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been going Istanbul for many years and if don't visit istiklal avenue I don't feel like I've been to İstanbul great long avenue with shops,cafes, restaurants and lot of street artists a must see when you go to Istanbul

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely loved this street. Lines of mouth watering restaurants and unique shops. Ended up going here almost every day we were in Istanbul.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Istiklal street or Caddesi as it called in Turkish is a famous landmark and a must visit street, its very lively and active, shops remain open till 9 or 10 PM all days. Around 1.5 KM shops, cafes, restaurants, food street etc.. you can spend a half day there since many shops famous Turkish and none turkish brands are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Istiklal is the most famous street in Istanbul, if you ever go to Istanbul make sure you go to this street. it's basically a crowded street full of tourists with a lot of shopping houses and cafes around and every now and then there a cute red tram passing by :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Istiklal Street or Istiklal Cadesi as locals may call is a very busy street that you can see people walking here and there. You can find a lot of very good shop/brands from end to end along with plenty of places to eat side by side. A good place to hang out and people watch on your slack time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

crowded and nice street of istanbul..many many shoping houses.many many restaurants..many book stories and more..if you go istanbul, visit this street..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I never felt tired every time I came here ... must come to Istanbul ... ... love the atmosphere that happening .. there are designer boutiques in Istiklal … are always many visitors ...

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Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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