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Beyoglu, Istanbul

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At Beyoglu Europe and Asia are closer than anywhere else in the city. Located on the Golden Horn bay, on the European side of the city, the neighborhood has a long history of multiculturalism, as is clearly visible in its various architectural styles. From the Genoese and Venetian merchants of the Middle Ages to the European diplomats and artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, to local Jews and Greeks, many different communities have left their mark on the area. Catch a ride on a historical tram or browse a selection of shops. While here, you can also visit the city's largest synagogue and Catholic cathedral, and see numerous museums, art galleries, and theaters. Bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and cafes range from traditionally Turkish to distinctly European here. Plan to visit Beyoglu during your Istanbul vacation using our convenient Istanbul trip itinerary planner.
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  • If you are in Istambul don´t forget to visit Beyoglu District. In this part of the city you will find ¨The Grand Rue¨ a pedestrian mall filled by lots of pettite nice restaurants and shops. Also you´l...  more »
  • If you have got what you're looking for in this neighborhood are crowded and cramped places to go and see when you go to Istanbul
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  • I explored this area of the New District wandering a bit randomly and kept encountering nice discoveries. Lots of cats and cat condos in the area who appear to be well fed by those working or living i...  more »