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Famous Public Square

Taksim is a famous Public Square. It's big and is surrounded by shops, restaurants and cafes... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
Dimitris L
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Sydney, Australia
Taksim square.. not Taksim Park

Taqsim square is a well known icon in Turkey. The freedom statue stands in its center. It is a... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2017
drjsaleh
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Manama, Bahrain
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Originally built as an artillery barracks and then used as a stadium, this area became an urban park in 1940.
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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is very central place to see the life in Istanbul.Easily accessible by walking and by other means of transports. Very relaxing way to observe life in Istanbul!

Thank Mehmoodmewat
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Scrutinize Pigeons in this beautiful Park, and eat chestnuts. this is the heart of Istanbul and is a must before heading to Istiklal steet. Lot of banches are available. Free. Visit Duration: 30 Minutes.

Thank Rabih S
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Yes its worth a look and best option is find a seat and watch the action. Would not consider this park a priority

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Taksim is a famous Public Square. It's big and is surrounded by shops, restaurants and cafes. Unfortunately it does not really have trees and practically no greenery. It is a central area where you can go to meet people, or to catch some sort of...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Taqsim square is a well known icon in Turkey. The freedom statue stands in its center. It is a place for big crowds and tourists gatherings.

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Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

i love taxim basically istaqlal street just by side this offering shoping yummy food love it such a crowdy place

Thank isma987665431bahxhd
Reviewed December 15, 2017

Taksim is a big square or field , i wonder how this big area is called park , there is no tree , no green area ,....also you can not find any seat for resting . however Taksim is too famous and everybody knows this...More

2  Thank MohammadNejad
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

It’s a good tourism location you have to add it to your list many shops and restaurants and cafes also you can find in Istklal street near to Taqseem many activity bands and singers

Thank Sazan S
Reviewed October 4, 2017

My wife and I were just walking and walking along the Istiqlal Street only to find out that there's nothing special at Taksim Park, except a monument as can be seen in the picture here. We couldn't even find any bench where we could just...More

Thank Abdi M S
Reviewed August 7, 2017

great place to see how many people walk haha.. and yeah its good place to take a picture too i went there in summer

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