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Kamondo Stairs, Istanbul

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  • This staircase leads to The Galata Tower from Karakoy Wharf, one of the oldest neighborhoods of the city. She is beautiful and interesting. Built in art-nouveau.
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  • in the 1800s lived in this neighborhood, so it's easier to cut through the homes of the rich in order to family Camondo made interesting shaped curls steps. If you go to Galata and Beyoglu Roby Roby.
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  • Galata tour, banks Avenue a few blocks from the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey on the stairs too much of a property. Graphically beautiful but too short.
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  • Camondo stairs are stylish steps in Istanbul, near the Galata Tower in Beyoglu district.  The stairs were built by a Jewish banker and philanthropist Abraham Salomon Camondo (1781-1873).   Abraham wanted his children to have a shorter way from home to their school, so started to build the stairs in about 1870-1880 in what then was Constantinople.  The staircase provided a shortcut not only to school of the famous banker's children but also to the family-owned bank on what is now called Bankalar Caddesi (Banks Avenue).  Today the stairs serve as a fashionable walk up to the Galata Tower in Istanbul and city's attraction.
  • If you plan to go to Istiklal Ave, be prepared for a long uphill journey. The stairs is nice to see.
  • The story about Camondo Family those were all sloughtered by Germans during second world war is worth reading.
  • Yes it is just stairs (albeit helix ones), however if you are walking up to Galata and Istiklal from the Goldern Horn then it is a "must take" route to indulge in another selfie moment. My suggestion is you start at the ferry terminal and wind your way up through the myriad of hardware shops and eat a fish sandwich along the way. Great place.
  • Underwhelming, looks better in photos. It's worth climbing to the top where you'll reach a nice small street with cafes.
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