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Haydarpasa Terminal

Asian Side, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 348 80 20
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Great architecture

It is not a tourist attraction but has a nice scenery and a great architecture. The continuation of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Under restoration

The building is under restoration, so you can only see the side of the building. There are some... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is not a tourist attraction but has a nice scenery and a great architecture. The continuation of the famous Orient Express on the Asian side.

Thank Bgr_AO
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The building is under restoration, so you can only see the side of the building. There are some panels showing the history and constructing process of the terminal building. They are all written in Turkish, though. There is a cafe in front of the terminal...More

Thank ワンケディ
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I have always been fascinated with railway stations. Istanbul has two historic stations namely Sirkeci and Haydarpasa. Haydarpasa is no more functional as a train station but it is used as a ferry terminal nowadays. It is a grand building designed by German architects. The...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016

Haydarpasa Terminal was built by German engineers as a part of the Istanbul - Baghdad railroad which was never completed. It is easily accessible by ferry boat and is a sight to behold as it almost floats on the water as you approach it from...More

1  Thank Frank K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Make sure if it's not under construction as it was during our stay. Not worth to go there then. For sure a nice building but that's all if it's closed. Information doesn't know the train schedule :D

Thank Retniok
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Haydarpasa is in the Asian part of Istanbul and can be reached by ferry from Karakoy pier just over the Galata Bridge. You can use an Istanbulkart for paying the fare. To reach the cemetery, on disembarkation go left through the bus station to the...More

1  Thank Keith H
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Overlooking the harbour on the northern side of the district is the Hydrapaşa Railway terminus which stands sad and forlorn on the harbour front. It was designed and financed by the Germans and completed in 1908. A testimony to the close relationship which had developed...More

Thank hayesy2015
Reviewed 27 February 2016

It was nice view while going from Europe side to Asian side of Istanbul to give great experience for us

Thank ZaimJee
Reviewed 14 February 2016

I had some time to kill before lunch so the driver stopped at this old train station. Originally built by German architects / construction company, the station is now not in use, but its left behind this classic building that appears to have become embroiled...More

Thank Rick_Yvanovich
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This picturesque old railway terminal is redolent of earlier, more elegant times, when rail travel was the only way to cover long distances across land. This was one of the gateways to the east at the beginning of the 20th century. The decor is strongly...More

Thank Patricia G
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Response from logrundy | Reviewed this property |
The booking hall and platforms are accessible on weekdays between 10-4. Not sure about weekends.The station restaurant opens at 12 midday til late evening and there is an authentic Turkish barber's shop next to the... More