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Eminonu Pier

near the Sirkeci Railway Station, Istanbul, Turkey
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“fish sandwich” (77 reviews)
“balik ekmek” (16 reviews)
“pickle juice” (3 reviews)
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near the Sirkeci Railway Station, Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
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"fish sandwich"
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"balik ekmek"
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"pickle juice"
in 3 reviews
"asian side"
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"boat trip"
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"fish spread"
in 3 reviews
"golden horn"
in 14 reviews
"fun experience"
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"bosphorus tour"
in 5 reviews
"galata tower"
in 9 reviews
"visiting istanbul"
in 3 reviews
"turkey"
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"boats"
in 71 reviews
"pickles"
in 15 reviews
"tourists"
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"lira"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredibly busy place, it seemed packed all the time. The fish is really fresh and cooked the put straight into the bun with lettuce and that’s it’s. We brought mussels stuffed with rice for 10 lre very tasty, they sell this pickle juice drink very...More

Thank Gary P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most important place to visit in Istanbul, Walk in this area beside the sea ,have a fresh fish meal from the boats,see the crowded visiting Istanbul and there are many tour boats there its a very nice place.

Thank AHMED A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main attraction is the boats selling the fish sandwich. Dot really see what all the fuss is about as they are not that good.

Thank Brenton K
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Never experience such primitive and authentic way of eating Fish! The catch is cooked straight off the bosphorus! Best thing ive ate in turkey! so cheap and tasty! make sure to becareful for bones!

Thank Tan T
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This entire area is busy and lots with lots activities.. this is where you get the ferry to other small islands in Istanbul. The pier itself has small boats here also and one in particular sells fried fish and bread.. lots of people sits here...More

Thank Coryy20
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

I just love walking around, eating in a fish restaurant. Fish sandwich is good too with cold Col drinks. Sitting in a seaside and watching people from different countries.

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Reviewed January 10, 2018

From Eminonu Pier you can take the ferries to the many islands within the Bosphorus Straits, for example the Princes' Islands, where princes out of favour were said to have been 'exiled'. This is a very busy pier from where you can also board the...More

Thank Madhu N
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

it is the place where you can stop to buy tickets for ship tours or going to three islands on your budget. the ticket price was 8 tl and you can taste a fish sandwich and different things to do

Thank kiavash16
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

this place is amazing, delicious fish sandwiches, and the area is full of life. Also there you can find sweets nearby, its by the sea ofcourse, so easy to reach. if you don't visit it, then you missed a great part of Istanbul.

Thank FaraharaF
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Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

Take a boat trip to Bosphorus, Kadikoy, Uskudar or Prince Islands - the view of Bosphorus is absolutely amazing. There will be tens of seagulls chasing the boat, waiting to be fed by YOU, the Human.

Thank LoveIStanbul365
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lucia148
January 23, 2016|
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Response from Mannie G | Reviewed this property |
depends how long is your Lay-over... if it's the whole day, then by all means get a tour of the Bosphorus, but if only a few hours, better stay in the airport because before you arrive in the city, it will take you an hour... More
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Vera Z
March 26, 2015|
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Response from Librani | Reviewed this property |
On Eminonu Pier next to boats that sells grilled fish sandwiches (next to Galata Bridge) you have a kiosk where you can buy tickets for 12TL (for adults) - it is 1,5hr long Bosphorus tour - very convenient and cheap. You... More
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