Galataport Istanbul
Galataport Istanbul
4.5
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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  • Traveler M
    184 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A beautiful place
    We visited Galata port during a light rainy day and it was a beautiful and pleasant visit. Other than the long pier and walk along the breathtaking bosphorus straight, there is a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, and shops. We spent the whole afternoon till late night enjoying the scenery and capturing amazing memorable photos.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 October 2023
  • Steve L
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Call this great cab driver when you are going to Istanbul!
    We had the most amazing trip with our taxi driver Hayrettin YAHSIOGLU call him at 0554 197 86 73 . We got into the cab with him and he took his on an amazing four hour journey. For very little money versus the higher drivers from the cruise ship heidi took us to Saint George’s church then to the Bosporus crossing then pass Erdogan’s house. amazing view. Then we went to.Hagi Sofia area and his friend who is in the front of the line to see the cistern along the way, heidi translated with his phone and we became friends. If you go to a Istanbul, just call him and say former presidential candidate Steve Laffey told me to call you you will not be disappointed at the end of the tour we sat in a very high posh place with Fayik Abi and his beautiful assistant and extraordinarybeautiful jewelry. Wow, and we drink Turkish coffee around the corner from the four seasons hotel all in more in four hours I was amazed by his kindness in the kindness of his friends. There’s hope for every country, Steve Laffey.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 October 2023
  • BlueTravels
    Jacksonville, Florida439 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An efficient port
    We came through here getting off a cruise ship and had read that it was a nightmare. On the contrary, we thought is to be a modern and well run facility. We heard complaints about the extraordinary distance one had to walk but that wasn't our experience. On the ground level, it's a mall and dining complex. We weren't into mall shopping so I can't really comment on that.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 4 November 2023
  • Helena B
    Cape Town Central, South Africa442 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Relax along the Bosphorus
    After many years watching all the construction work , it was wonderful to visit the finished area of Galata Port. If you travel on the Kabatas tramline get off at the Tophane stop and walk across the road and follow the signs and people walking. Most of the time you will also see some of the big cruise ships moored there. It is a lovely walking area with shops and restaurants and coffee shops and just benches to sit on. It is a big area all along the Bosphorus so give yourself enough time to explore and discover. The Istanbul Modern Museum is located here and always worth a visit.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 13 November 2023
  • Travelaround59
    London, United Kingdom2,026 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting development!
    This is a nice development along the Bosphorus: starting with The Peninsula hotel (gated outside the more communal parts), incorporating the beautiful Renzo Piano new Modern Art Museum and including a nice take of the original warehouses along the water. Lots of eateries and a rather interesting shopping area: kind of department store meet shopping village. Certainly interesting to see!
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 December 2023
  • sparkopotamus
    Huntsville, Alabama219 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Modern and clean facility
    This is a new facility and it seems they are still working out some of the operational logistics. Once you board your cruise ship it is a little bit of a walk to return to the city. Overall a gorgeous facility; very modern and clean.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 May 2024
  • IMLady_Marion
    United States133 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Clean and Modern
    Beautiful, clean, modern port in Istanbul. It certainly is much improved over the previous cruise port with its abundance of coffee shops, restaurants, and high-end stores in a two-level mall. Be prepared for a lot of walking if you are embarking or disembarking a cruise ship or just trying to find taxis or the tram.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 26 May 2024
  • David S
    Middlesbrough, United Kingdom2,350 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    AMAZING TERMINAL
    The most amazing cruise terminal my wife and I have ever visited. Absolutely enormous and ultra modern. Surrounding this vast cruise terminal, amongst other sights, are a port hotel and an entertainment district with a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants, and offices.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 June 2024
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David S
Middlesbrough, UK2,350 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
The most amazing cruise terminal my wife and I have ever visited. Absolutely enormous and ultra modern. Surrounding this vast cruise terminal, amongst other sights, are a port hotel and an entertainment district with a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants, and offices.
Written 11 June 2024
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Elena M
Toronto, Canada3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
What a wonderful port ! While we’re at wiring for our departure we had a wonderful opportunity to Roman around the Galataport to see many cafes and restaurants with a nice view of the BOSPHORUS
Written 9 June 2024
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IMLady_Marion
United States133 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
Beautiful, clean, modern port in Istanbul. It certainly is much improved over the previous cruise port with its abundance of coffee shops, restaurants, and high-end stores in a two-level mall. Be prepared for a lot of walking if you are embarking or disembarking a cruise ship or just trying to find taxis or the tram.
Written 26 May 2024
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sparkopotamus
Huntsville, AL219 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
This is a new facility and it seems they are still working out some of the operational logistics. Once you board your cruise ship it is a little bit of a walk to return to the city. Overall a gorgeous facility; very modern and clean.
Written 17 May 2024
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Sharolyn T
7 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Sertan Cakmak taxis 34 TFP 30. We used this service two days 4 hours the first day and 4.5 hours the second day. The first day, our party of 4, we were given a limited tour of sites in Istanbul. We went to two of the four sites. The second day, 2 of use, went to two sites, in 4.5 hours. We were driven to a jewelry store first each day and told we would get a discount on the $100, we were charged first day. The second day only 2 of use traveled. We were told we would get a discount. When asked the cost of day two cost of trip was evaded. We were charged $100 again.
Written 30 April 2024
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Belfasttravelguy
Belfast, UK2,065 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
I love going to Galataport area. It’s a nice area to go for a walk with many coffee shops and restaurants as well as a shopping mall.
Written 3 April 2024
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London Rose
21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
Now that is been built great venue for walking, shopping and eating. Lovely promenade close Istanbul Modern Comptemporary museum.
Written 21 March 2024
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CCT73
Ann Arbor, MI18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
The best water views and delicious food options. Very nice atmosphere and convenient location to tram and mosque. There are clean restrooms available.
Written 28 January 2024
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Travelaround59
London, UK2,026 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
This is a nice development along the Bosphorus: starting with The Peninsula hotel (gated outside the more communal parts), incorporating the beautiful Renzo Piano new Modern Art Museum and including a nice take of the original warehouses along the water. Lots of eateries and a rather interesting shopping area: kind of department store meet shopping village. Certainly interesting to see!
Written 25 December 2023
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Aslı Ç
Istanbul, Türkiye22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Business
Please sent me message for leather products bags shoes etc. We are both manufactures and importer of various models of bags with A+ quality
Written 11 December 2023
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