Locals set themselves up for hours at a time fishing off the upper deck or tucking themselves away in the lower decks cafes and restaurants. Tourists stop off at the boats selling fish sandwiches on one side and stroll up the hill on the other side to the Galata Tower and Istiklal Caddesi; the pedestrian mall filled with fashionable shopping and great dining.
It is always lively and interesting and affords some of the most stunning views of the city.
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