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Beyazit

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Nice Square

This is nice square to visit when you are in IIstanbul closed nearby Istanbul University and also Kapalicarsi or Grand Bazzar. Only take a picture doesn't matter its still worth... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2016
Ibn_Maspul
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Although Istanbul has a lot of things from history. The prominent symbol of the sqaure is the Entrence of Istanbul University. There is a mosque and book market. Grand bazar is also near and 10 minute walk to Sultanahmet. On other side Shehzadi cami and Sulemania cami are 10 minute walk away. One can reach here by historic tram Eminonu... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Beyazit is the most exellent aera to live in Istanbul. The tram brings you to all the important places in five minutes and if you want to walk it's about 15 minutes. The Grand Bazar is located to Beyazit.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

This is nice square to visit when you are in IIstanbul closed nearby Istanbul University and also Kapalicarsi or Grand Bazzar. Only take a picture doesn't matter its still worth it or either you can drink cup of Turkish coffee around this square.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

what's best to do here. Go Great Süleymaniye mosque and there also many other mosque you can see grand bazaar ,well, I think the stuff is just okay .They have lost of book store, but most of the book is in Turkish and shopping a lot also...

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Reviewed 18 December 2015

One of the most crowded and old region of the city. Archtecture and streets are old syle, we loved here. There is an entrance to grand bazaar from beyazit. also there is a gate to oldest Istanbul university. Region is very close to sultanahmet, laleli, hagia sofia, yerebatan sarnici.

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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Sultan Ahmet's part,tram drop here at Beyazit tram station and busses also pick and drop here mainly the bus point of this region within Istanbul. Waited and enjoyed for time spent here.

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Kastoria, Greece
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

where i was in istanbul in suburbs or in main city centre.or in beyazit area the people are so friendly and the hospitality is seen everywhere.it was my first time in istanbul and it wont be the last.i loved this city and its hiding corners...in one trip nobody can see everything..so you need to go again and again..

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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

I honestly dont know what's best to do here.The mosque it self was in a restoration project while I am here,and the grand bazaar,well,I think the stuff is just standard and nothing special.They have lost of book store,but most of the book is in Turkish.Maybe try the kebab if you like,but in my opinion the taste is just standard,nothing special.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

A key building to visit of one of the of the great mosques in Istanbul. It's near Istanbul University. A little bit of history to motivate: The second imperial mosque built in İstanbul (after the Fatih Camii), Beyazıt Camii was built between 1501 and 1506 by order of Beyazıt II, son of Mehmet the Conqueror. Architecturally, it links Aya Sofya,... More 

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Reviewed 16 June 2015

We always took tram from here and used to be in this area on all days we spent in Istanbul. It good for shopping and near to Grand Bazar. We bought turkish delights from here but however we found it much cheaper in Spice Bazar. We also bought flavoured teas - like apple tea, pomegranate tea etc.

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