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Taksim Square, Istanbul

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Taksim Square represents the heart of the city. The square acts as a transportation hub, with the central station of the metro network here, connecting important districts in the Turkish capital. The bustling, cosmopolitan Istiklal Street ends at this square. Discover important sites of Turkish culture and heritage, like the Monument of the Republic commemorating the fifth anniversary of Turkey's independence, and Ataturk Cultural Center, where concerts, operas, meetings, and exhibitions take place. Add Taksim Square to your Istanbul travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Istanbul online trip itinerary builder.
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  • Very crowded but still worth a visit. great place, you can find anything you want on the spot. The nostalgic air of getting up and down from Istiklal Street almost fascinates you. simply great.  more »
  • Good place to visit in Istanbul for walking, shopping and even having a meal, what I don’t like that some people behave badly and a lot of people keep asking money and road is dirty, a place like...  more »
  • My advice to all travelers if you come Istanbul booked your hotel in taksim area because taksim square alive day and night. Very beautiful walking street bakery shops garments outlets ice cream...  more »

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