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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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  • The main square of Istanbul. Live and memorable. This square is one of the symbols of Istanbul. It's located at the end of İstiklal caddesi (street) which is always full of tourists and native reside...  more »
  • Staying in a hotel or hostel around or near Taksim square is the best choice for a stay in Istanbul. Access to metro station and buses to and from airport, Istiklal street nearby and the square is als...  more »
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