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Vefa Bozacisi, Istanbul

(4.7/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Visitors from all over the world seek out Vefa Bozacisi to taste Turkey's traditional drink "boza" at an authentic location. The national drink, boza is a thick malt and wheat drink served warm with cinnamon and roasted chickpeas on top. Historically, boza was served to the Ottoman Empire's soldiers as a source of carbohydrates and vitamins. Frozen in time, this little cafe oozes history and charm. Spot Ataturk's own boza glass, kept safe on a cafe shelf. To visit Vefa Bozacisi on your trip to Istanbul, use our Istanbul itinerary builder.
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  • On Sunday we were hiking in the Conqueror with a friend he to see the old istanbul neighborhood, and architectural structures we wanted to assimilate all of a sudden, my mind came and turned in that direction and vefa bozacısı directions we went to the same place at the same venue on the same bozacıya goods at the same tine flavor of course was delicious along with the new roasted chickpeas. Advised.
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  • The historic district of Istanbul, Vefa Boza manufacturer, located in the same place since 1876 historical Fidelity. Place the cinnamon on top, chickpeas with a nice drink.
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  • Quite accidentally wandering the streets and stumbled upon this place. Drew a crowd at the entrance. And that all were with cups from which they ate something. Going inside, see retro atmosphere with suetjashhimisja vendors and many people who eat BOSA. A very tasty drink, thick consistency. I was ecstatic! Very recommend to visit, this is the best place in Turkey where do Bosa. But you can buy in the supermarket.
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  • Vefa is an Istanbul landmark. Boza isn't for everyone, but the shop is worth a visit regardless! If you do want to have some boza don't forget to buy some warm leblebi from the shop across the street to go with it. :)
  • I'm not certain if the ice cream or the atmosphere is better. Truly, a great place to step back in time, relax and enjoy yourself. Located in a traditional neighborhood with many small shops and restaurants. I highly recommend visiting this lovely establishment.
  • Love boza! Dont forget to grab some leblebi))
  • Very authentic place. Local drink called "Boza" served here. It goes very well with "Leblebi" (roasted chickpea) which is sold right accross the place. This little soar and sweet drink is populer and consumed by Turkish people in ages. This is must go place and must taste place if you are first comer to Istanbul.
  • Historical place to drink "boza". Recommend for every travellers.