Sapphire Observation Deck

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Are you ready to see the Sapphire Observation Deck in Istanbul?

The Sapphire Observation Deck is one of the best spots to visit in Istanbul, with a breathtaking bird's eye view from the top floor of the Sapphire building. Many tourist attractions in Istanbul can be viewed from all sides, allowing you to enjoy a variety of things in one spot.

The Sapphire Observation deck is a great tourist attraction with its incredible view and modern structure. The Sapphire Residence, being one of the tallest structures in Istanbul, provides a breathtaking sight. With Istanbul Tourist Pass, the whole of Istanbul is just beneath your feet.

About The Sapphire Observation Deck

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Highlights

See various natural beauties and historical buildings of Istanbul from the terrace area.

Enjoy shopping and dining at this mall located in one of the most popular areas of Istanbul.

Be amazed by the magnificent view from the observation deck

 

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Entry to Sapphire Observation Deck 

 

Covid-19 precautions

Safety - All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

Social - Distancing is maintained in deck

Mask - Wearing mask is mandatory during visit

Limited Visitors - To reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited

 

What a city! What a view!

Get a true 360-degrees birds-eye view of Istanbul from the observation deck of one of Istanbul’s tallest skyscrapers, the Sapphire Shopping Mall, and experience Istanbul from the sky as very few people do.

The Sapphire Shopping Mall is located in the lively neighborhood of 4. Levent, in the European side of the city, and it’s very easy to reach using the metro.

At the Sapphire Observation Deck you'll get an idea of how big Istanbul really is! You can take amazing pictures of the city and the Bosphorus Strait, plus there are some delicious food options there. Why not enjoy a delicious dessert with the view or have a romantic dinner at the Vista Cafe & Restaurant.

You can even try the SkyRide 4D simulation and "fly" over the city to see Istanbul's famous landmarks as you've never seen them before!

Hours & Meeting

The Sapphire Shopping Mall is open from 10:00 AM until 10:00 PM, every day.

Last admission to the observation deck is at 09:30 PM.

How To Get There?

The Sapphire Shopping Mall can be reached via the metro, getting off at the 4.Levent station.
Access to the observation deck is located on the ground floor, inside the mall.

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Important Information

No reservation required, just go to the entrance and present your digital Pass.

Food or beverages are not included.

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All About Sapphire Observation Deck

About Sapphire 

Sapphire Observation Deck is one of the best places to visit in Istanbul, with its magnificent bird's eye view on the top floor of the Sapphire building. You can see many tourist centers located in Istanbul at a 360-degree angle from where you are to witness many different sights in the same place. The Sapphire Residence in Istanbul, where the Observation Deck is located, is one of the tallest buildings in the city. Also, it is one of the focal points and tourist attractions of Istanbul with its magnificent and modern structure.

The luxury Sapphire Residence is a skyscraper with 54 floors and includes Sapphire Shopping Mall, Sapphire Observation Deck, and a golf course. Sapphire building is one of the leading entertainment centers in Istanbul, but it also houses an extensive business center management network. This place, which is frequently visited by business people living in Istanbul, is also a popular tourist attraction with the fun activities it offers. With the Istanbul Tourist Pass, you can explore the Sapphire Observation Deck with exclusive services and ticket prices.


Sapphire Shopping Mall

Sapphire Shopping Mall, located in one of the tallest buildings in Istanbul, is one of the favorite shopping centers of tourists, filled with luxury brands and different product and flavor options to suit any budget. Sapphire building, which was completed in 2010, has gained the title of the tallest building in Istanbul at the time of its completion. In this luxurious shopping center located in the Levent neighborhood of Istanbul, domestic and foreign visitors have culinary experiences that appeal to different taste buds and enjoy a variety of new generation coffee shops.

Sapphire Shopping Mall has a masjid, a baby room, a first-aid room, and unique playgrounds for children. In this aspect, Sapphire is one of the best places to visit in Istanbul for tourists who will make a family trip to the city. Sapphire Shopping Mall also has a Playland section, and there are fun games that will be of interest to both adults and children alike. If you seek a family trip and have plans in the same neighborhood, don't forget to add the luxurious Sapphire Shopping Mall to your Istanbul travel itinerary. With the Istanbul Tourist Pass, you can easily explore this place that reflect modernity in terms of its facilities and services.


Sapphire Observation Deck

Sapphire Observation Deck offers you a tremendous experience that will put Istanbul under your feet with a single glance, but you can understand it by witnessing it with your eyes.

It is one of the best places to visit in Istanbul, where you can explore almost all the exciting tourist attractions of the city with a 360-degree view. You can feel as if you are flying above the city at the 236th meter of the Sapphire building.

  • At the top of the Sapphire Shopping Mall, Sapphire Observation Deck offers visitors a unique view and restaurants and entertainment services. Vista Cafe & Restaurant is located at the very top of the terrace, and you can eat while watching the fantastic view. After a family trip to Sapphire, you can take a break here and taste Turkish dishes and desserts from a bird's-eye view of Istanbul.
  • Another service that the Sapphire Observation Deck includes is Showtime Pictures, located at the entrance. It’s a pretty popular tourist attraction. You can take photos with different themes in front of the Istanbul landscape and immortalize this moment with your loved ones.
  • With Skyride 4D Simulation, you can explore Istanbul's most popular tourist attractions, such as the Bosphorus, Hagia Sophia, Maiden's Tower, with special effects and the latest technology. There is also a helicopter simulation on the floor where the Sapphire Observation Deck is located for the people who do not want to watch Istanbul only with the naked eye. If you intend to visit the most popular entertainment centers of Istanbul with the Istanbul Tourist Pass, be sure to add Skyride 4D Simulation to your Istanbul travel itinerary.

Places to See from Sapphire Observation Deck

The Sapphire Observation Deck is located on the 54th floor of the Sapphire Building. From its terrace, it is possible to observe almost all the natural beauties and historical buildings of Istanbul with the naked eye. With the Istanbul Tourist Pass, you can also visit the historical sites one-on-one and get the opportunity to get information accompanied by a guide.

Thanks to the Sapphire Observation Deck, the most important buildings you will observe from a bird's eye view are the bridges of Istanbul. One of the most famous and remarkable bridges in the city is undoubtedly the Bosphorus Bridge. The bridge will become the star of the landscape, especially during your night visits to the Observation Deck, and will provide the most beautiful backdrop for your photos. Other Istanbul Bridges connecting Asia to Europe are the Yavuz Sultan Selim and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridges, named after the Ottoman Sultans.

This district that the Sapphire shopping mall is located at is very close to Levent and has a density of business centers. Therefore, if you are watching the view from the Sapphire Observation Deck, especially at night, you are greeted with tall buildings in sparkling lights.

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Sapphire Observation Deck Frequently Asked Questions

Why Should I Experience the Sapphire Observation Deck?

Sapphire Observation Deck, which is at the top floor of the Sapphire Shopping Mall, is one of the most unique ways of experiencing Istanbul. When you are 236 meters high, you get to see a much larger portion of the Istanbul.

How Can I Book a Visit to the Sapphire Observation Deck?

If you have an Istanbul Tourist Pass, you can enter the Sapphire Observation Deck without booking. The pass also offer you special privileges on your visit.

What Are the Appropriate Hours and Days for Visit?

Sapphire Observation Deck offers visitors the opportunity to visit every day of the week from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM. This is also the working hour of the shopping mall, so you can shop, visit restaurants and cafes, and participate in other entertainment.

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