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A stimulating walk on the downhill narrow street

Many display their goods in front of their shop, turning the busy street into a colourful parade of... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Stockholm, Sweden
Interesting downhill street

End of Istklal street down to Eminounu Area of old Istanbul. Don't miss this narrow downhill street... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
Hashem A
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6 Nov 2016
“A stimulating walk on the downhill narrow street”
28 May 2016
“Interesting downhill street”
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Many display their goods in front of their shop, turning the busy street into a colourful parade of goods. If you're hungry suffers area no lack of a quick bite.

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

End of Istklal street down to Eminounu Area of old Istanbul. Don't miss this narrow downhill street with many small artistic shops and small restaurants.

1  Thank Hashem A
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This street is pretty steep, so it may be hard to walk, but the area is full of shops and cafe, I like the atmosphere of this street. Took some pictures here. The best time to visit here is on the weekdays, early in the...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2015

On a walk back from Istiklal Street, we took a wrong turn and headed down Galipdede Street......to our own good fortune. It's a very narrow, but interesting street. What you'll find is a huge abundance of shops that sold musical instruments. And, what a variety....More

3  Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

This steep, often crowded street sells all kinds of tourist knick knacks you see everywhere in Istanbul (but at better prices), but there are also about a dozen music shops selling traditional Turkish and near-eastern instruments (ouds and sazes/bağlamas and the like). I bought a...More

2  Thank Gregory N
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Our hostel was in this street, so we needed to walk it up and down every day. Very steep, so not really wheelchair friendly. But a nice lively street with a huge variation of shops, ideal for the last-second souvenir shopping.

Thank Ives V
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Galipdede Caddesi is a tiny, but unfortunately crowded street which connects the Galata Tower with Karakoy zone. There are a lot of shops and souvenirs so the atmosphere is amazing. It's a nice place to visit in Beyoglu.

1  Thank Claudiu S
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Be sure not to miss this very interesting street which is full of shops selling music instruments and interesting clothes. This street is located at the end of Istiklal.

2  Thank Dorini
Reviewed 20 April 2013

If you are a music lover, you will surely find any instrument you are looking for. The music shops are sooo special, it is an amazing place to visit,walking and it is not so far from istiklal street.

1  Thank Zeinasinno
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