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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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  • It is a nice experience, good for both shopping and sightseeing. Many nice restaurants and shops to visit.  more »
  • I suppose you have to go as it’s famous but in reality it’s a monstrous concrete eyesore which offers very little apart from open space and is frequented but ladies and boys of the night . It’s also.....  more »

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