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Galatasaray Tram

Taksim, Istanbul, Turkey
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Unerving, crowded, not worth the bustle in your hedgerow - says AustraliaRealEstate.mobi

CRAMMED. That's the experience. Walking İstiklal Avenue is the best way to experience this tourist... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia

Here is the news, fellow Istanbul tourists: Renovation work on Istanbul’s busiest street is over... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Zurich, Switzerland
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“istiklal street” (35 reviews)
“fun ride” (2 reviews)
Taksim, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

CRAMMED. That's the experience. Walking İstiklal Avenue is the best way to experience this tourist mecca of Istanbul. Lots to see, and don't forget the side alleys, that's where the real interesting, lower rent, shops/cafes are. Tram? When you're from Melbourne, Australia, they're no big...More

Thank AustraliaRealEstate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here is the news, fellow Istanbul tourists: Renovation work on Istanbul’s busiest street is over and tram is back on track as of Jan 1, 2018.

Thank LoveIStanbul365
Reviewed 10 December 2017

this trip there was not old tram . what a pity which it is not running but it seems there are some construction renovation which a part ids old tram . i hope in next trip i see this beautiful memory .

Thank MohammadNejad
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Was disappointed to note that this tram does not exist - we believe it is being renovated. Was looking forward to seeing it since it is one if Istanbul's most notable and iconic attractions.

Thank 2017S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

It is fascinating to read some very recent reviews praising this tram because we were there last week and it hasn't been there for some considerable time. The track has been taken up and filled in with a rough patchwork of concrete, tarmac and broken...More

4  Thank JJHDerbyshire
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Its a good experience taking a tram ride... which covers many sightseeing area mostly in central...doesnt cost much.... take a ride its worth it.

1  Thank TraveKings
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It is very pleasant to get on a very old vehicle that remains from the past. the only negative point is that the ticket is some how expensive.

1  Thank HivaFazel
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This old tram is running since old times , it runs along ISTIKLAL street and takes aboard people walking along the street by the nice shops , it A big treat and amusement for families with children

Thank shlomo a
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

NO TRAM any more 😢. The old tramway is not any 1 of the most attractive parts of the shopping street. Even the old tramhous is exit. If it comes back? Yes one's when nobody knows.

Thank FrankAga
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great classic ride in Beyoglu district. Really iconic and Istanbul-ish. Even better as it runs through Istiklal, a very long street, so not good to walk to and from whilst shopping and hopping into and out of shops along the long stretch. Better to take...More

1  Thank Tartarace
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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26 February 2017|
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Response from LoveIStanbul365 | Reviewed this property |
The tram is back! Renovation work on Istanbul’s busiest street is over and tram is back on track as of Jan 1, 2018.
11 September 2016|
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Response from Colin G | Reviewed this property |
Buses, Tram, Ferryboats, Funicular, Metro & Metrobus All accessible using the Istanbul card which can be purchased from small street side kiosks near to bus stops and in stations. First purchase comes with credit (50tl cost... More
Radouane B
15 May 2016|
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Response from AhmetKARYAGDI | Reviewed this property |
It is 4 lira without istanbulcard, with the card; 2,5 lira. It is the same for the ferries... and you also need the card for buses. You can buy Just one card and use it for everyone, just need to reload cedits ...