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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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  • Nighlife, Always Crowded. Good spot for a stroll. Istiklal Street, a beautiful Mosque (Cami) and a Park are nearby and off course the famous Turkish Doner shops too. Take care of your belongings when....  more
    Nighlife, Always Crowded. Good spot for a stroll. Istiklal Street, a beautiful Mosque (Cami) and a Park are nearby and off course the famous Turkish Doner shops too. Take care of your belongings when....  more »
  • Taksim Square situated in the European part of Istanbul. It is considered the heart of modern Istanbul. Area was established by Sultan Mahmud I. The square takes its name from the Ottoman era stone... 
    Taksim Square situated in the European part of Istanbul. It is considered the heart of modern Istanbul. Area was established by Sultan Mahmud I. The square takes its name from the Ottoman era stone...  more »

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