Karakoy - Beyoglu Tunnel Line (F2)
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Karakoy - Beyoglu Tunnel Line (F2)

Iconic Transportation in Istanbul, Turkey

Story of the Tünel, the second oldest subway in the world after London Underground, story begins with entrepreneurship of French engineer Eugene Henri Gavand. He observed human traffic going back and forth between Galata which was center of social life and Pera where heart of trade and banking used to beat and considered an alternative way to Yüksekkaldırım and Galip Dede street. He went to Ottoman Sultan Abdul Aziz Khan for permission to his project which building funicular railway to connect two centers.

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Arap Cami Mahallesi, Tersane Cd. No:9, 34421 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Türkiye

Phone Number

+90 212 372 22 22


Working Hours

07:00 - 22:45


2.60 TL One Way

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