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Taksim Square, Istanbul

2.3
#6 of 19 in Neighborhoods in Istanbul
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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  • Nothing that special in this square to be honest. The old tram comes around sometimes, maybe on a sunny day it looks better. There are other sites in Istanbul that are better to be honest  more »
  • Taksim Square is Monument opened to public in 1928 by stone and bronze. It was brought from Rome to Istanbul, in memory of Turkey independence.  more »

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