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Taksim Park

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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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
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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 30 December 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.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average31%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“green space” (2 reviews)
“turkey” (8 reviews)
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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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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

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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.

1  Thank drjsaleh
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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

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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
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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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Reviewed 4 October 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

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Reviewed 7 August 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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Reviewed 6 August 2017

it was pell mell square . without any tourist guide. there are not any Urban furniture to repose. Nostalgic tram starts moving from there and cross Istiklal street

1  Thank MohammadJef1984
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Small Park close to famous shopping area with many shops and restaurants... after you are tired with shopping you can relax in this park... worth a visit...

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

From this park you can go to four corners of istanbul , very nice to be there in the evening , many poor Turkish people that no have A/C in their homes come here for fresh air

Thank shlomo a
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Nearby
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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