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Haydarpasa Terminal

Asian Side, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 348 80 20
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Most Characteristic building in Istanbul

Most Characteristic building in Istanbul. It has history and memories in it. Not used as a railway... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Levent C
,
İstanbul
Great architecture

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

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Bgr_AO
,
Turkey
via mobile
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Most Characteristic building in Istanbul. It has history and memories in it. Not used as a railway station for a long time. Some exhibitions are organized like books, coffee etc. Should be visited for an event.

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 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.

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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

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Reviewed 1 December 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

1  Thank HINAWASEEM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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heymrteo
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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
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