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Taksim Square

Gumussuyu Mh. | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
+90 533 039 58 75
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This city square is the heart of the modern section of Istanbul. Many hotels and restaurants can be found here, and it is also the gathering place for locals to celebrate New Year's Eve.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average30%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“busy square” (18 reviews)
“gezi park” (17 reviews)
“modern istanbul” (33 reviews)
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Gumussuyu Mh. | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
Beyoglu
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"busy square"
in 18 reviews
"gezi park"
in 17 reviews
"modern istanbul"
in 33 reviews
"long street"
in 16 reviews
"meeting point"
in 16 reviews
"street vendors"
in 13 reviews
"turkey"
in 71 reviews
"galata tower"
in 33 reviews
"kebab"
in 22 reviews
"old city"
in 16 reviews
"monument"
in 97 reviews
"tram"
in 100 reviews
"protest"
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"republic"
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"tourists"
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"kabatas"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

its one of the most important places in istanbul, you can walk and enjoy your time there , its full with restaurants and cafes and shops

Thank khalil_alsulami
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are definitely more interesting place to see in Istanbul, but you must pass by Taksim to see it. More importantly, it is located right adjacent to one of the biggest shopping areas in the city. it also includes lots of very good traditional Turkish...More

Thank Samer Z
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't see anything worth seeing. It's an area that has a monument in the center and is surrounded by stalls, shops, food carts and police.

Thank Rashid K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure what the fuss is about. There's a statue/monument and a little red retro tram nearby. Its saving grace was that there was a photo exhibition at the time that saved it from being too bland.

Thank IngC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was surprised at how run down Istanbul and particularly this area was, given the vicinity to all the consulates. I also noticed the lack of safety for tourists, I suppose that explains the 'tourist police' armed with machine guns in the square. I was...More

Thank Sara L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A historic, big, tourist-filled field, with lovely pigeons flying through wheat grains that are thrown by tourists.

Thank arash1389
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This square is one of the symbols of modern Istanbul and is in fact something like Tehran's Azadi Square, which is the venue, event and special events of the Turkish people in this place. The Taksim Square, or the Turkish itself, is called the Taksim...More

Thank Shalabani
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The taksim square is a center square in istanbul you can arrive in the metro to taksim station. The square itself is super crowded and has a lot of resturants i dont recommend taking a hotel over here unless you like the crowded places...from there...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area of Istanbul is interesting to say the least. Many of protest happen here by the locals. Never had a issue as a visitor as they mainly have their agenda and it has nothing to do with a visitor. The area is full of...More

Thank CFDFOODTRUCK
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A big square at the middle of taksim. Many shops and cafes surrounding it. Lastly was renewed with fountains and trees .

Thank HishamR73
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Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
...More
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Hajar S
6 March 2018|
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Response from Mohamed A | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of night clubs in Itqlal street, just a few meters away from Taqsim Square
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28 December 2017|
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Response from abdullahhamzaa | Reviewed this property |
at Istiklal street in both sides , there r a lot of clubs and pubs . I wish u be aware specially at night when u r there
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RFhussain
16 August 2017|
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