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Taksim Square

Gumussuyu Mh. | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
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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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“busy square” (18 reviews)
“gezi park” (17 reviews)
“modern istanbul” (33 reviews)
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Gumussuyu Mh. | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
Beyoglu
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"busy square"
in 18 reviews
"gezi park"
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"modern istanbul"
in 33 reviews
"long street"
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"street vendors"
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"turkey"
in 72 reviews
"galata tower"
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"kebab"
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"old city"
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"monument"
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"tram"
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"protest"
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"tourists"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful place to hang with family but take extra caution from beggars and hawkers, even some shops will try to scam or do fraud you, some of them will give you money as coins for you to miss count, like they'll return 30 Turkish lira...More

Thank Hussain M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't take a taxi at Taksim Square. Taxi drivers manipulate taximeter. Be careful handing over your payment. Call out notes denomination while handing over the cash, otherwise they will replace it for a smaller note and say you got confused. take note of the number...More

Thank Ana M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I like Taksim square too much. It is not a luxury place but you will find many local people as well as tourists in a friendly atmosphere.

Thank Amir B
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friend and I left Istanbul today very disappointed.. We got scammed by one of the taxi drivers we took at Taksim square replacing a note of 100 by a note of 20 and overcharging by manipulating the meter.. the sad part is that there...More

Thank Inara J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No there is not much here to see, but still worth a look and do some people watching. Keep going till the end of istklala street and you are there

Thank Brenton K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a beautiful square in which there are large buildings and a huge market on the istiklal road. is full of many beautiful flowers.

Thank Μιχάλης Ν
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Taksim Square for a stroll around the place. It's the main shopping belt in Istanbul. Place is buzzing with activities where locals and tourist mingles freely. We could see beautiful tulips with their colourful display around the square. A vintage tramp car travelling...More

Thank suhaimieb
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Square with a monument - can see Ataturk in the front, a lot of tourists and visible police all over the place, but as one taxi driver told us "it's all for tourist safety"

Thank Svetlana C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice area to wander around, with regular events on (an archery European competition during our visit), and extensive quirky stalls with antiques and crafts.

Thank Aaron B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taksim Square with its Republic Monument, Taksim is a busy nightlife, shopping and dining district. Vintage trams trundle along Istiklal Caddesi, the city’s international shopping chains, movie theaters and cafes. A dense web of side streets contains bars, antiques shops, and rooftop eateries with Bosphorus...More

Thank prasadrr
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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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ali a
30 May 2018|
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Response from Osman D | Reviewed this property |
Hey dostum istiklal caddesinde güzel yerler var.
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Hajar S
5 March 2018|
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Response from Mohamed A | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of night clubs in Itqlal street, just a few meters away from Taqsim Square
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