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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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  • This is a good place to hang out but is not that special and can be easily skipped if you are on a tight schedule There is a street car which runs between Galata and Taskim Square. I highly... 
    This is a good place to hang out but is not that special and can be easily skipped if you are on a tight schedule There is a street car which runs between Galata and Taskim Square. I highly...  more »
  • The very large Taksim Square, is situated in the heart of Istanbul (the European side), is the location of the Republic Monument (completed in 1928) and the large and photogenic Taksim Square Mosque.....  more
    The very large Taksim Square, is situated in the heart of Istanbul (the European side), is the location of the Republic Monument (completed in 1928) and the large and photogenic Taksim Square Mosque.....  more »

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