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The funicular is definitely one of the best public transports in Istanbul, however, there is a lack of staff on the platform. We needed to update our Istanbul card and there was no one to help. We ended up walking all the way up from...More
As we stayed in Sultanahmet district, we took the T1 tram to Kabatas and the F1 funicular to Taksim.
The funicular is practically every 6 minutes so no long wait.
A short ride at a low cost.
Istanbul really did well with this underground transportation.
OK, dear TripAdvisors. The Fu"niku"lu"r is NOT the same as The Tu"nel. Even the picture of the funicular page is actually picture of The Tunel station. There are TWO funicular lines in Istanbul, reasonably close to each other.
The Funikulur leads from Taksim Square to...More
Need to go to Taksim and just arrived by boat from Kabatash? Take this unique ride up to the centre of the city with Taksim Square and Istiklal Caddesi. And continue your trip there with all the shops, restaurants, Galata Tower, views of some churches...More
The funicular connects the Taksim Square with Kabatash. It also provides transfer from the metro to the tram to Sultanahmet and beyond and to ferries to many places, from the Princes Islands to Uskudar, Kadikoy and even Bursa.
It is fast and frequent, it takes...More
This funicular connects the Kabatas hub to Taksim hub and is extremely convenient. The trains are clean with few seats.You can use Istanbul card to get on. It takes you up hill to Taksim square in 2 minutes every 5 minutes. You can also take...More