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Why locals love it

It's in an old secret building and offers you one of the best sightseeing places of Istanbul on a rooftop. On a cold weather, I am not sure if it is gonna be as nice as it is on a clear day. You should ask locals about how to get there as it is not easy to find. It is closer to Grand Bazaar so if you are around, do not skip it.

Why you should visit it

If you like to see the city from a hidden rooftop behind the locked doors, have a look at it.

Special tip

I think you have to tip a few liras to the guy who holds the key to the hidden rooftop.

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3 Comments

are we able to still see this place?
hamdi
Traveller
May 30, 2018
beautiful for taking photo
Şengüler Tourism-Hakan
Local
April 25, 2017
It says we might have to tip someone? How much?
Heeba
Traveller
June 18, 2018
Awesome tip :) and a cool text on your profile :) Welcome to the community!
Ülane
Traveller
January 13, 2017
am planning a trip to istanbul next week
عظيم
Traveller
August 16, 2018
  • Büyük Valide Han

    Mercan Mah. Çakmakçılar Ykş, Hanlar Bölgesi, İstanbul, Türkiye
    Istanbul

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