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Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi

Mollafenari Mh., Istanbul, Turkey
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A treat for all the senses!

We saw this wonderful area while looking for a place to say our Maghrib Prayers. There is a lovely... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
via mobile
Madrasah !

One of the oldest strcutures in Beyazıt district ! In the complex there are cafes and shisha houses... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Mert U
Bialystok, Poland
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“apple tea” (17 reviews)
“water pipes” (21 reviews)
Mollafenari Mh., Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We saw this wonderful area while looking for a place to say our Maghrib Prayers. There is a lovely old mosque in this complex. It is situated next to the tram line between Cemberlitas and Beyazit. Çorlulu Ali Paşa was the Grand Vizier of Sultan...More

Reviewed 23 November 2016

One of the oldest strcutures in Beyazıt district ! In the complex there are cafes and shisha houses ! You can smoke shisha and taste good Turkish coffee and tea ! Worth to visit

Thank Mert U
Reviewed 1 November 2016

we stop there for prayer very ancient and antique nice to see and visit and have a real turkish cafe

Thank aminephily
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Historical nagila and chai place, best apple chai in istanbul and incredible collection of flavoured nargila tabacco.

Thank falhafidh
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nice to see and enjoy the local people here. Be here when there is a footballmatch. Try a waterpipe and relax.

Thank NanaTheHague
Reviewed 13 August 2016

That place is a very best location,near grand bazaar,on the way of Tram,many people go there for water pipe, the thing only not good is you can not relax if it is too much crowded, because the tables are very close to eachothers,

Thank Ferhat04
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This used to be a school hence the term "medressesi" which means Islsmuc school. Out front is an actual grave which is like a historic cemetery(think that's cool though). I've never seen anything like that before. Beside it's definitely old school rugged. It's has some...More

Thank Ahmed M
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Great authentic place, best Shisha, friendly service , reasonable prices , in the old city, must try the apple tea, there are several cafes in the same setting, stay at the first one to the left as you enter . Istanbul is an amazing city...More

Thank Ashraf S
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Lot of different kinds of Nargile. Great apple tea. Not touristy. A go to place for locals. A bit crowdy,

1  Thank The_Traveller_Indian
Reviewed 20 April 2016

we are really enjoyed with authentic athmosphere of madrasah. very very famuous with hookah which is called as Nargile in turkish.

1  Thank Samar E
Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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