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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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  • FOOD, FOOD and FOOD... This is what TAKSIM SQUARE is all about! There are restaurants offering best of Turkish's dishes for visitors and tourists alike. We have had our lunch at one of the...  more »
  • Interesting to walk through and see the police presence....luckily a very peaceful experience and close to many other attractions.  more »
  • Around Christmas/New year time lots of lights and people wandering around. Surrounded by lots of shops and places to eat. Seems more for locals rather than tourists, but that is fine by me. Worth....  more »
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