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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beşiktaş is a place with the most historical complex such Yıldız Palace, park, mosques, Çırağan..etc. in Istanbul. Especially when u go to Besiktas, you should to visit Small Mecidiye Mosque, eat breakfast at breakfast street, walk on the Yıldız Park.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank febiha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beşiktaş is more of a province itself because parts of it are e.g. Ortaköy, Bebek, Arnavutköy, Yıldız or even Levent. As you can see, they are quite different from each other. I therefore only refer to the quarter of Istanbul that is called Beşiktaş, not...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great area for walking, shopping and full of cafes. Highly recommend. Full of many nice places to see. Crowded and active, wonderful view of bosporus.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 54yulias
Reviewed 25 November 2018

This area is a must visit. Easy to get to on local transport. Quite a bit of walking but many different aspects to indulge in.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Besiktas is a very vibrant district in Istanbul. The most well-known part of Besiktas is Ortaköy which is a very busy place with numerous bars, restaurants, pubs and discotheques. An ideal place for nightlife!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

We stayed in Besiktas and were pleased to find a truly local and vibrant area on our doorstep. If you want to get away from the normal tourist area jump on the tram to Kabitas and walk through to Besiktas for good shops, bars and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Close to main Istanbul city, its a nice neighborhood. stayed there the first time and the bosphorous cruises normally start from here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ankeet_sinha
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Besiktas has a fiull range of the greatest of Turkish food, from meat to fish to vegetarian. It is one of the least expensive places to eat on the European side.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank hatemalaysia
Reviewed 10 September 2018

It is a large area of Istanbul and sure you will visit it because there are many nice activities to do there. Also, its location by the Bosphor made it full of restaurants and cafes.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank majs337
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Beskitas was very busy and full of life, people are very friendly and great food. Streets are full of shops and plenty fresh fruits and veg.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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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Response from TR4prez | Reviewed this property |
There are a great selection of restaurants in and around Besiktas near the W Hotel. I’m sure you will find somewhere serving great fish dishes. Eminou is where the boats sail from along the Bosphorus and is a tram ride away... More