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Taksim Square

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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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Gumussuyu Mh. | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
+92 335 1525414
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Reviewed yesterday

I really enjoyed the food quality and Istanbul City tour. Specially the cruise tour and food was just amazing.

Thank Hassan S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Every time I go to Istanbul I make sure that I visit Taksim Square and the boulevards around it. It seems that every night citizens go for long walks and explore the great restaurants and shops in the area. It is safe and very family...More

Thank davidbC5661XV
Reviewed 3 days ago

Yesterday i lost my hand wallet from my purse in Galata tower or near this in Istaqlal street in Istanbul. I had my residence permit card, my sabanci student card, travel cards, atm card and about 2-300 lira. There, a shopkeeper called police and the...More

Thank Bint A I
Reviewed 5 days ago

A nice night walk in the between many shops, restaurants, cafes, and street performances. I felt like it was similar to the Walking Street in Pattaya or Bangla road in Phuket (Thailand). It was September when I was there and it was crowded (and I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The square itself is very average. Then you walk down and you have all the shops but no charm at all

Thank Kimico1201
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taksim Square situated in Beyoğlu in the European part of Istanbul. It is the heart of modern Istanbul - vibrant, colourful with many shops, and restaurants. There are several ways to reach Taksim. 1) Taxi 2) Tram 1 from Sultanahmet station to Kabatas station and...More

Thank Odyssey818833
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The square it's placed in the opposite side of Galata Tower. Both sites are connected by Istiklal Avenue, where you can find a lot of shops, cafes and restaurants. Pleasant place.

Thank rodgama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taksim Square is one of the best places in Istanbul and my family loved the place. We spent the entire day, there are lot of food outlet along-with the shopping & fun.

Thank Ghulam R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh I totally misunderstood Taksim Square when I first entered it. But, later when I started exploring, I thoroughly enjoyed it and absolutely loved the vibes of that place. It is up and running till the wee hours of the morning. The streets are buzzing...More

Thank TheGoneGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monument created in 1928 officially called Monument to the Republic in commemoration of the formation of the Turkish Republic in 1923, popularly known as the statue of Atatürk.

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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
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November 4, 2018|
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Response from MohsinMughal | Reviewed this property |
Its a Square a wide open space. no rooms here
September 6, 2018|
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Response from D8584PMsamb | Reviewed this property |
To tell you the truth, I haven't seen any restaurants that offers what you have mentioned in your question, that's even worth mentioning, or even offer what your looking for, if you do find one of that caliber, worth... More
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September 4, 2018|
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Response from Samer Z | Reviewed this property |
About 15 turkish lira (2 EURO), and there is a trip ever half hour.