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Istanbul Sapphire, Istanbul

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One of Turkey's tallest buildings, Istanbul Sapphire offers unbeatable views of the city's European section. Situated in the central business district, the skyscraper rises 54 floors above ground and boasts special features designed to absorb sunshine and protect the interior from external noise and harsh weather conditions. More than just a marvel of modern engineering, the building draws tourists with its shopping mall, restaurants, indoor golf course, vertical gardens, swimming pools, and observation deck, which provides a 360-degree view of the city. The 43rd floor houses a 4-D movie experience, simulating a helicopter flight over the city. Find out how to plan Istanbul trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • A place to visit for landscape and cinema hall I have to necessarily go to the movie theater when we get perfect
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  • The view from the observation deck at the Istanbul Sapphire Shopping Mall and condominiums complex is amazing. You can see the Bosphours Strait and a 360 degree view of Istanbul. Tickets can be purcha...  more »
  • من الطابق ال54 ستشاهد الجسور، القصور، البوسفور، الحدائق، حي المال والأعمال في مشهد واحد إذا أتيت قبل الغروب بساعة ستتمكن من مشاهدة اسطنبول في ضوء الشمس بعد ذلك متلألئة في الليل الدخولية للشخص 25 ليرة ...  more »
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  • We LOVE to bring our friends here when they are in town. This is the perfect place to try and grasp how expansive this city really is. We have never eaten a meal at the top but have enjoyed drinking a cup of Turkish tea while watching the sunset over the city.
  • Not enough shoppıng optıons. I was lookıng for travel luggage and accessorıes.
  • Worth it just for the view of the city it offers from the observation deck. Also one of the best locations for photography in Istanbul.
  • About 56 floor amazing show You can see istanbul city from there
  • Big mall with good view of istanbul city landscape from its tower hehe

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Where to stay in Istanbul

The bustling downtown core of old Istanbul is the popular choice among tourists wanting a short walking distance to the city's biggest attractions. Here you'll find hostel-style accommodations and reasonably priced and traditionally decorated hotels, as well as bed and breakfasts and inns with views overlooking the sea. Though often the most affordable, accommodations in the old city can be very overrun with tourists and street solicitors. If you seek a more relaxed stay, consider lodging near Taksim Square. This new, trendy neighborhood is a short 15-20 minute ride from the old city, but puts you closer to restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Though the newer area of the city is a bit more upscale, you'll also find moderately priced hotels and some hostels. Look for luxury hotels in the western suburbs close to the airport, overlooking the banks of Bosphorus.
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