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"Istiklal Caddesi" Istiklal Caddesi Tip by WulfstanTraveller

Istiklal Caddesi, Istanbul: 51 reviews and 129 photos

  Istiklal Caddesi
by WulfstanTraveller

This is the old main shopping street of 19th- and 20th-century Istanbul, and is part of the focus of Beyoglu. It goes between the upper Tunel station near Galata Tower up to Taksim to the NE. There are many old, art nouveau buildings along the street and the area is extremely lively with shoppers, etc. It has many shops, places to eat, nightclubs, etc., in the vicinity, as well as the Nostaljik Tramvai, the old streetcar that runs the length of the street.

Directions: Beyoglu, from Tunle to Taksim.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 21, 2004
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