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Reviewed 25 November 2018

I took the cable car ride as part of an individual day tour. The view from the top is beautiful. You can take great pictures. The cafe at the top is great if you want to stay a little while and have a cup of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This was fun to do just before 10am on a Sunday ... literally nobody around except dog walkers in the park. Use your Istanbulkart to pay and then afterwards walk down to the water and choose from tram or boat (or vice-versa). It's not the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

This cable car offers great views of the Golden Horn and the Eyüp district. Although the ride lasts less than 3 minutes, it's worth taking!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MhmdTawfik
Reviewed 27 August 2018

There is a village at the top and a café. But this is not why to take the cable car. The views as you pass over a centuries-old cemetery and the vista from viewpoints at the top are the reasons to go.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The area is lovely located near Eyup sultan mosque but its very crowded and you need to wait for 45 minutes to ride the teleferik for less than couple of minutes the views are great to take pictures the café is crowded and you will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hayder Y
Reviewed 23 July 2018

My wife and I went here and rode the cable cars thinking it was an attraction. We were quite wrong. It's really just a form of public transit to move people from one place to another. You really can't see anything special which was a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank food4lifefood4fun
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Nothing much except a good view of the bay. Not worth the time to queue half hour to one hour to do a 1.5 min ride

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Although there isn't much to actually see here it's a nice treat for thé kids. The stalls at the bottom sell the same things that you will find throughout Istanbul but the cable car itself is actually quite cheap n the view from atop is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank zanah22
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I am so lucky no line and I am alone in the cable car last time. Just a short ride over-looking the Istanbul, take some raw photos, have a short conversation with the people working at the cable car - they are very polite and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank TouristerTrav
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Hard to find by public transportation. View on the Bosporus and Istanbul is OK, but not spectacular. Do not expect any alcohol in that region, so Turkish tea or soft drinks are served in restaurant.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ljubomird902
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For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area
just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of
fashion and a thriving business district meet to
create an expressly “downtown” feel. Though largely a
residential neighborhood, luxury hotels, fine dining
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swathi s
4 October 2017|
Response from Abu_Firas_11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes very good if you like snow. Remember that in December you may stay in the hotel only.