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This neighborhood in the modern section of the city is home to many foreign consulates, and is popular for its restaurants and nightlife.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I just came from Istanbul and have good news, the old tramline is reconstructed and the tram starts again on Taksim Square.

Thank tiina189282
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great way to get around and see the sights. Walking is fun but there are a lot of hills and after 4 hours sightseeing I was more than happy to take the tram. It's a cheap ride and great fun.

Thank Warrick M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The roads are always bad, they are very bad, I have difficulty walking, ı really dont like it they made so bad...

Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to dress up to go to Beyoglu, now it is full of Arabic tourists in black garbs. I hope the tram line will be finished soon so people won't have to walk shoulder to shoulder. Still, there is so much history and charm...More

1  Thank 4historyandculture
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice experience to try out in Istanbul. More of a tourist attraction than the real deal. Nice to take few pictures and keep up with the old European memories.

1  Thank Golda T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not expect this area to look like you have seen in pictures. The old tramline does not exist for the moment - they do not seem to be in a hurry to complete the project. Very disappointing.

1  Thank Anon1948
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A very sought after residential area of the city for foreigners alike, Beyoglu is in the mind of the visitor, like a Paris in the east… small streets going up and down with cafe, bars, and restaurants at every corner, most of them with a...More

1  Thank RNBKK
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Currently the whole road from Taksim Square down to the Tunel funicular entrance is being repaved so the vintage tram which runs along Istiklal is not currently running. The current road surface is very uneven and the shops along it, a lot closed do not...More

Thank StephenMilward
Reviewed 20 July 2017

one whole day spent going all over town fun easy on pocket using a common card a tourist feels safe and comfortable moving around

1  Thank Anandmeenakshi
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Colonized for centuries by non-muslim minorities and foreign traders, the district of Beyoglu (pronounced be-yoh-LU and formerly known as Pera), across the Golden Horn Strait from the historic center, has always been the cosmopolitan heart of Istanbul. At the turn of the 20th century, locals...More

1  Thank iConcierge
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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