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Gulhane Park, Istanbul
(4.5/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web)
Once an outer garden of Topkapı Palace, Gulhane Park at one time was opened only to the sultan and his harem. Today you, too, can picnic under the shade of trees that date back to the 1800s. Visit a hillside teahouse at the far end of a verdant avenue for views of the bay. On the western edge of the park, the former stable houses the Museum of the History of Science and Technology. Look for the Goths Column, dating from Roman times, which honors a Roman victory over the Goths. Amenities include a big, renovated pool and many kiosks selling snacks, drinks, and ice cream. Use our Istanbul vacation generator to visit Gulhane Park on your trip to Istanbul, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The garden is simple and beautiful and worth a visit waltnmshih, there is a coffee shop and coffee shop overlooking the Bosphorus in the grandest view and worth sit and enjoy drinking tea in The park is very beautiful view beautiful with good view
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  • Nice Park, quiet, little people, mostly couples, nice view from the observation deck, a wonderful place to relax on a hot day. The only thing Metro no, we came to the waterfront.
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  • Very nice and neat, well-groomed Park. A pleasant stroll here in the shade of the trees and take a break from the bustle of Istanbul.
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