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Taksim Square

2,668 Reviews

Taksim Square

2,668 Reviews
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90-Minute Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App

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Join one of the best Bosphorus boat tours in Istanbul and admire the cosmopolitan city from a completely different perspective while enjoying the beautiful views of the Orient and the Occident at the same time. <br><br>Your Istanbul Welcome Card Marine Officer will welcome you at the pier and help you on the boat, hand you over our Bosphorus tour plan and explain you what will see on the boat tour. <br><br>Bosphorus Boat Tour<br><br>The Bosphorus is 32km long, separates Europe from Asia and connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. Cruise along the Bosphorus between Asia and Europe and discover Istanbul tourist attractions, magnificent palaces, ancient castles, and other historical sites, as well as fine seaside residences and the Bosphorus bridge. Furthermore, you will have a glance at the spectacular pieces of authentic civic architecture on the European and Asian coast.<br><br>Our boat is departing hourly, if you should miss your departure time you can join the next departing boat.
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THOMASFROMDAMASCUS wrote a review Yesterday
Damascus, Syria2,788 contributions509 helpful votes
One area of Istanbul that is often overlooked by tourists is the Taksim Square as it is best known as the center of new and modern Istanbul. I really like three things you find in this general Taksim Square Area: First is the very nice Republic Monument which is in the center of the square; then I really like seeing the old and vintage trolleys or trams that shuttle along famous Istiklal Caddesi Street, which is a great pedestrian boulevard and finally I like the many small side streets off of Istiklal Caddesi Street as each narrow street has something of interest, as each has many small restaurants; bars; antique shops; etc.
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Date of experience: October 2020
Husain M Husain wrote a review Oct 20
Manama, Bahrain251 contributions7 helpful votes
The most active district in Istanbul that never sleeps. When I visit Istanbul, I am always stay near by Taksim Square. as it is open 24 hours and when I finish my day trips I have verity of option to dinner or coffee. Also the metro station of Taksim connects you to the most places in Istanbul. Shops, banks, restaurants, coffee shops & etc are available in Taksim and Esteklal street.
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Date of experience: November 2019
The Professional Traveller wrote a review Oct 20
Inverness, United Kingdom43 contributions3 helpful votes
Taksim Square is a busy place with many people coming and going given it's a big transport junction with tram lines too. When I visited there was a big craft event on. It was nice to wander through the square. It was well lit as well. There is a huge mosque being built on the edge of the square so will be interesting to see that when finished.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Pirzada2014 wrote a review Oct 11
Harrow, United Kingdom37 contributions1 helpful vote
Taksim Square is the heart of Istanbol. I have visited this place 12 - 16 Sep 2020 and in past I had there four times. There are lot of Hotels on Taksim saqure. A lot of traditional resturants and coffee shops are available on this place. You can find transport for any location for City of Taksim Square. You would find lively place for sitting. However solo travellers should be beware of hookers and pocket pickers.
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Date of experience: September 2020
B1714D wrote a review Oct 7
Belgrade, Serbia8,149 contributions2,009 helpful votes
The Taksim Sq is one of the most famous squares in two continent city, but don't expect much of it despite being the center of modern Istanbul. First of all it's not a nice square, I would rather call it a busy commercial and transport hub (something like Alexanderplatz in Berlin). There are loads of hotels ,eateries and restaurants around, as well the beginning of the famous shopping Istiklal St.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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