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Pierre Loti Tepesi

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Address: Idris Kosku Cad. | Eyup, Istanbul 34050, Turkey
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+90 212 497 1313
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Making your way here is pretty rewarding, being that it offers an unparalleled view of the golden horn. Perfect for an evening activity when most other attractions are closed. I... read more

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Abdulla C
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Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Making your way here is pretty rewarding, being that it offers an unparalleled view of the golden horn. Perfect for an evening activity when most other attractions are closed. I made my way to the cable car by a bus from emminonu pier.

Thank Abdulla C
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

There's a wee cafe at the top of the hill where we sat overlooking the city, a lovely relaxing place that can become quite busy but it's a must see. The staff were really helpful there's a cable car to take you down to the main road that runs alongside the river where you can catch a tram or taxi... More 

Thank Yvonne B
Istanbul, Turkey
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88 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

although not easy to reach, it's one of the best and must visit places in İstanbul. The view is incredibly amazing, especially during nice and clear weather. Highly recommend you to have a cup of Turkish coffee while enjoying the view. You may see many lovers enjoying the romantic view :)

Thank ecekop
Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to Sultan Ayup area (walking distance), ride the cable cars to the top and enjoy the views, its a short ride but worth it, the whole area is surrounded by a cemetery so be sure to be comfortable by that.

Thank nemocali
London, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all there is no ticketing system at all a small sign says to purchase ticket from machine and the queue is very long and the cable cart journey is very short. However the view is amazing

Thank Badz7
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The machine where you buy the ticket for the cable car is very confusing. You can buy only 1 card then top it up and use. We paid 10 TKL and got a card and enough credit for 3 people to use the cable car. Unfortunately there are no instructions in English which would make so much easier for many... More 

Thank Samia B
Beirut, Lebanon
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice branch in this place . It is very traditional cafe with a very beautiful view of the golden horn. I recommend it for couples especially newlyweds

Thank samer_13
Beirut, Lebanon
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80 reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

The house of the famous Pierre Loti, on a very nice hill, it can be reach by teleferic or by car, the view is amazing but the coffee shop and the other small shops are very expensive (unreasonable)

Thank Ziad A
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6 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Nothing special. The hill has a beautiful view, which is just as good as the view you can enjoy from many other hills and parks scattered around the city

Thank MansouR M
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Pierre Loti was a French naval officer and orientalist who lent his name to a rather modest cafe. The cafe is not spectacular, but the view over the Golden Horn is. It;s a favourite day out for the people of Istanbul. It's a bit out of the way. It would be a half-day trip. You can also take the cable... More 

Thank Jeffry B

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