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Istanbul Sapphire, Istanbul

(3.9/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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. Add Istanbul Sapphire and other attractions to your Istanbul trip itinerary using our Istanbul vacation planner.
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  • Go to Carrefour, in the building still nightmare:) At the entrance to beat security damage-haa gaze. What I'm trying to ask the location of the store, front desk young lady in the phone looks up to him (probably to interrupt correspondence from cursing), hateful looks "below" clarification letter information such as, was transferred from the Wild West in the corridors of my trunk, cowboy, you can observe live officials return from fantastic.
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  • It is 25TL. I thought it was worth it. The pictures I took at night were beautiful. Also it is im a more affordable area of town so meals, shopping is reasonable.  more »
  • You will feel it is private shopping center It is not busy But the foods are delicious The first shop in food cort has very good pizzas  more »
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  • Used to work in an office in the residential floors. There a shopping center on the ground floor and a couple of floors below it that made shopping easy when I was departing for home and the food court works fine for everyday dinning. You may not find every brand you are looking for, but those you need on daily basis are present in the shopping center. The view is great, the architecture is modern and elegant and the security is high.
  • It's not good. Many shop was closed. The restaurant that is located lounge is terrible especially. It's very very expensive. But taste is so terrible. Never I want to go there from now on. But the view is good on lounge.
  • Loved the view from the observation deck on the 54th floor! We spent almost an hour there just looking at the view from all the angles and sitting enjoying the view - unfortunately there's no cafe or restaurant you can order from on the top (at least there wasn't one when we visited in July 2016) but there are tables and chairs - so maybe bring your own drinks? :-) The view is worth it. The building also houses a wax museum with historical characters the guy there gives an introduction to every character which was pretty informative. (The guy we got did the tour in Arabic because we all spoke Arabic). The building also have a kids playground in the lowest floor - though the games are pretty rusty and for really young kids 3-6 or so. We had our little sister 10yo and we got bored pretty fast - we spent it playing Air hokey there.
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  • Location is great, but it's missing what shopping malls have: (shops)! Sapphire has been there for a while but with a very very few shops around, it's the last place you would want to visit for shopping, food court is a classic fast food court, with one or 2 different kitchens