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Amazing transport system

Amazing transport system The Funicular leads from Taksim Square to Kabatas and is known as the F1... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
v v
,
Tabriz, Iran
Underground ride

As we stayed in Sultanahmet district, we took the T1 tram to Kabatas and the F1 funicular to... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2017
AKIsaacs
,
Cape Town
via mobile
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Oct 3, 2017
“Amazing transport system”
Sep 29, 2017
“Underground ride”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Kabatas, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Amazing transport system The Funicular leads from Taksim Square to Kabatas and is known as the F1 line.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

As we stayed in Sultanahmet district, we took the T1 tram to Kabatas and the F1 funicular to Taksim. The funicular is practically every 6 minutes so no long wait. A short ride at a low cost. Istanbul really did well with this underground transportation.

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Being in Istanbul from June 30th to July 5th, Funicular was a connection between Taksim and Kabatash. It was fast, clean and easy to sit. I had an experience of funicular in Tbilisi .

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

OK, dear TripAdvisors. The Fu"niku"lu"r is NOT the same as The Tu"nel. Even the picture of the funicular page is actually picture of The Tunel station. There are TWO funicular lines in Istanbul, reasonably close to each other. The Funikulur leads from Taksim Square to...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Need to go to Taksim and just arrived by boat from Kabatash? Take this unique ride up to the centre of the city with Taksim Square and Istiklal Caddesi. And continue your trip there with all the shops, restaurants, Galata Tower, views of some churches...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The funicular connects the Taksim Square with Kabatash. It also provides transfer from the metro to the tram to Sultanahmet and beyond and to ferries to many places, from the Princes Islands to Uskudar, Kadikoy and even Bursa. It is fast and frequent, it takes...More

Thank Nesligul D
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

This funicular connects the Kabatas hub to Taksim hub and is extremely convenient. The trains are clean with few seats.You can use Istanbul card to get on. It takes you up hill to Taksim square in 2 minutes every 5 minutes. You can also take...More

Thank nkohen
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

A quick ride to avoid a short but steep walk up to Galata Tower. Cheap and worth it on a hot day of not too crowded. Nothing special though, skip it without regret.

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Take the funicular instead of walking uphill, and you are from Kabatas in 5 minutes at the Taksim square. A short, but efficient ride.

Thank 545medva
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

When going from Sultanahmet to Taksim, we used to board the tram T1 till Kabatas from where we used to get onto the funicular which takes passengers to Taksim in around 2 minutes. It is clean, has very few seats and Istanbulkart can be used...More

1  Thank Kamal5372
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