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Istiklal Street, Istanbul

3.6
#2 of 19 in Neighborhoods in Istanbul
One of the most famous streets in the city, Istiklal Street crosses several distinct districts and encompasses many sights of historical significance. Running from the medieval Genoese neighborhood surrounding Galata Tower to Taksim Square, the cosmopolitan street passes historical buildings such as the world's second-oldest subway station, Turkey's second-oldest secondary school, the flower passage, and the fish market. Many religious buildings, including mosques, synagogues, Roman Catholic churches, and a Greek Orthodox church also line the street. Stroll down the street to take in the Ottoman architecture from the 19th and 20th centuries. Plan your visit to Istiklal Street and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Istanbul road trip planning website.
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  • this is one of the most famous streets in istanbul, you can find many shops there weather you want the local brands and international brands, also there are many restaurants and coffee houses, i...  more »
  • You can find a lot shop, restaurant,cafe in the street. You should be careful when you buy something. Check the prices two time! It was nice but really crowded.  more »
  • If you love shopping then go there!!! It has everything you ever need! I bought so many things here, from food to clothes to shoes....  more »
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