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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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  • I think Taksim Square is worth a visit even if it is for some minutes because it is a famous square of relevance. For photography, you could photograph the mosque and the many turkish flags around... 
    I think Taksim Square is worth a visit even if it is for some minutes because it is a famous square of relevance. For photography, you could photograph the mosque and the many turkish flags around...  more »
  • A must place to visit when you are in Istanbul. A lively place where you can find excellent places to have great Turkish food and also shopping. 
    A must place to visit when you are in Istanbul. A lively place where you can find excellent places to have great Turkish food and also shopping.  more »

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