Eyüp is still known and recognized for the quality of its craftsmanship in wooden toys. If you want to bring an authentic souvenir forget the fridge magnets and Yves Saint-Laurent caps; treat yourself to one of these creations and you will be supporting local artisans for no more than the cost of other souvenirs.
Stroll in these quiet and authentic markets and let yourself be carried away by the crowd that will lead you, for sure, to places of interest in Eyüp, its wooden houses and the Mosque. The cable car will take you to the Pierre Loti Café where you have a magnificent view over the Golden Horn.
How to get there : By public transport : take the green line until Gayrepe, at the exit take the no 34 bus and get off at Ayvansaray ((you will need a ticket for the bus as tokens are only for the metro and trams. From here you can reach Eyüp and its cable car (3 TL one way)
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