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Karabatak

Dip into Café Society
In Istanbul's Karakoy neighborhood near the Galata Bridge and docks of the Golden Horn, hipster cafes and art galleries are beginning to outnumber the neighborhood's long-standing industrial shops and hidden churches. Karabatak, named for the Bosphorus-diving cormorants, is one of those perfect spots to while away an afternoon and enjoy its beautiful design, interesting people-watching, and great coffee. Contrast the liberal artsy clientele with the ultra-nationalist Turkish Orthodox church next door.
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Kemankeş Karamustafa Paşa Mahallesi, Karaali Kaptan Sk. No:7, 34425 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey