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Bosphorus suburbs, Istanbul, Turkey
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Dolmabahce Palace and Ortakoy District with Bosphorus Cruise
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This charming neighborhood of renovated old buildings is home to many restaurants, shops and artist galleries.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked potato” (60 reviews)
“nice cafes” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bosphorus suburbs, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday

Ortakoy is beautiful square..Very nice area to visit, amazing view, a lot of restaurants and cafes you can just sit and enjoy the Bosphorus view...You can taste Turkish dishes,Kumpir,Waffle, ice cream and Lokma...,I loved the cobbled streets, the view of a mosque , and small...More

Thank Emel Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Located next to Bosphorus strait, this neighborhood is nice if you want to escape overcrowded city center. There are few boats offering strait cruises. Few restaurants and cafes next to water are good option for a meal with a view.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On a warm day, it is a great places to head to, to have a tea or a beer, some food or to buy some trinkets. Some interesting buildings in the narrow streets. Worth a visit but can be very crowded.

Thank GreatTrue
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very recommended area to visit, amazing view a lot of restaurants and cafes you can even just sit and enjoy the bosphorus view without doing anything else easy to walk from Taksim if you are the walking type

Thank Inas A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant area particularly on Sunday where you will find some artisan in the street which are showed interesting gift to bring back home. Small Mosque and nice view on the Bosphorus & the bridge.

Thank mattrip86
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unless you need to visit this place, don't go, please don't misunderstand me , it is beautiful, but to get ripped off by Taxi drivers and restaurants is not something I'm proud of, try to visit this place when the crown are less or use...More

Thank Said Mohammed A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ortakoy is beautiful square...you can see a bosphor water and ingoy with birds .. You can eat seafood and compair potato. There is markets for gifts, and more of shopping.

Thank يوسف أ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Avery relaxing place to be.we went their before sunset we enjoyed the view twice, once with sun and second with moon light after word we had some sweets and coffee.

Thank Ali H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Around the place you will find famous Turkish dishes Kumpir(15TL), Waffle(15TL), ice cream(10TL), and Lokma(5TL), in addition to the art work market. In the square you will be able to feed the doves for 2TL per cup.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went at night, a suggestion by the taxi driver, crowds were making it hard to move, couldn't see why the place was special! Small shops in the narrow streets, I've been there 3 years ago in winter, it was totally different, so not sure...More

Thank mas71
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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Momina S
9 July 2017|
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Response from GulsenDemiroz | Reviewed this property |
Since ORtakoy is connected to Besiktas, it would be a good idea to ask the Besiktas Municipality, their contact can be found here: besiktas.bel.tr/Sayfa/13182/iletisim
shuaib a
13 August 2016|
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Response from yas s | Reviewed this property |
you can go to kabatas station via taksim funicular.(F1) or you can use tramway (T1) in front of sultanahmet to go to kabatas. in kabatas station there is a bus station that go to ortakoy every 5 min.