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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 13 March 2018
Dimitris L
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 30 December 2017
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.
Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice place to walk and reach other tourist areas of Istanbul. You start from here and off to Estiqlal Road. You pass so many shops. Shop till u drop. Then you can stop by for baklava and turkish coffee and continue ur walking journey to...More

Thank bahrainia991
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to start the journey to the Galata Tower. There are a lot of shops and restaurants

Thank 864ovidiub
Reviewed 12 August 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 25 June 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 214rabihs
Reviewed 17 June 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 13 March 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 30 December 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.

2  Thank drjsaleh
Reviewed 24 December 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 15 December 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 4 December 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
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