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Taksim Square, Istanbul

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#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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  • How one rates a place is often shaped by where one has been. In our case (me & my wife), we have been to several European cities & perhaps this is the reason we found it average. The square itself has...  more »
  • Know that in Istanbul there are no real squares. In this area there is an important monument to the fallen and from here begins the longest pedestrian path I have ever crossed ! ( 4 km!) 2 million people pass through this road !!!
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