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All reviews sirkeci station asian side europe and asia both sides uskudar istanbulkart passengers underwater ferry bosphorus sultanahmet
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

If you need to reach Asian side from European or vise versa, and it is not a rush hour, but, honestly, even in a rush hour the traffic on the ground will be really bad, just flash your istanbulkart and go down 20 storeys down...More

Thank Irina866
Reviewed 28 August 2018

If you want to get fast from Sultanahmet to Uskudar you should choose an underground trip from Sirkeci Marmaray station. And by the way there is a historical railway station Sirkeci besides this place where the world-famous Oriental Express had arrived and departed many years...More

Thank Ольга Р
Reviewed 26 August 2018

I've found that Marmaray is very useful to go to Esenler otogar too. You can get on Marmaray from Sirkeci Station and change at Yenikapi. You can get Metro 1 and go directly to the bus terminal. You don't have to walk a long distance...More

Thank Vacationer807484
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This is the best way to cross the Bosphorus. I had to go straight from IST airport to Pendik station at the Asian side, and I found it's so easy to carry my backpack along and just changed the stations using only a single card:...More

Thank Kanokkan N
Reviewed 9 May 2018

This stop is right outside Levni Hotel and it can take you to asian side in about 5 minutes. Great quick way to travel to asian side.

Thank Rizwan R
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Life changed for locals and travelers alike back in 2013 when this underwater train opened to connect the two continents. What used to be a challenge... getting across the Bosphorus (either by ferry or car)... is now a pleasure.

Thank ExpatPro93
Reviewed 10 June 2017

It is clean and fast. Pity it does not extent to further station on both sides for the time being. Very crowded during rush hours though.

Thank Dogan S
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The running of the Marmaray has to be one of the best transport innovations in Istanbul (and believe me, there have been a number of really great ones!). You can now get between Europe and Asia (Sirkeci-Uskudar) in a matter of minutes. Only downside is...More

Thank Ibti_za
Reviewed 17 January 2017

It is always a mystery to me that is connection across between Asia & Europe and It is so amazing to see such things happen. This is my 1st time going to Istanbul and the messy gunshot doesn't dampen my mood to explore more. After...More

1  Thank Jenn S
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Nothing can be grater than passing between ASIA and EUROPE under Bosphore. I came from Kadikoy to Sirkeci in 10 minutes 2.15 L

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epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
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