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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.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average30%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“busy square” (15 reviews)
“gezi park” (15 reviews)
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Gumussuyu Mh. | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Taksim Square sites on top of a hill and is the center of a bustling neighborhood. It is served by metro (Green Line) and buses. The square is pretty big and there's a little park there, but architecturally it's nothing to report home about. There're...More

Thank artem10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely place to enjoy with local music.................................... Nice people also advice to come day to feed the pigeons

Thank Tariq N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The area around Taksim under construction. Looks like Tram lines being installed. Not much to see here.

1  Thank Lavangee123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well maintained place. There are cool gardens. flowers. And inside of the garden monument with history.

Thank Aysun A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very happening place with pedestrian street for shopping, restaurants, cafes, summer events etc. a bit daunting with alot of security and police around.

Thank Bindastraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a rather central and famous square in the city. While we did not find the square particularly interesting, it does provide some photo-ops for some. The square was a major center for demonstrations during political unrest, so if you are unfortunate enough to...More

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I is a nice place to visit but I personally recommend it after sunset. Lots of people enjoying all resturant, coffee shop s and the great knafa places... Will always come back

Thank Krenawi1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Known as the heart of new Instanbul and with the central station of Metro , Taskim square located in the Beyoğlu region is one of the best place to stay on the european side of turkey . Major tourist attractions are all easily accessible from...More

1  Thank chinu55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taksim Square is a very popular spot in Istanbul and must visit area. In the evening there is big rush of toursits.

Thank Farrukh S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Taksim square was very noisy and anarchic. without any good view. there were not tourist guide..

Thank jafari10001
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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13 July 2017|
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Response from Noora A | Reviewed this property |
Yeah his right ..the main walking street is the best place !
Afsaneh M
25 June 2017|
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Response from Elvin N | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
Haiam A
5 January 2017|
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Response from saurabhchandra | Reviewed this property |
Istanbul is usually cold in February. This year in particular the weather has been very cold and the city witnessed a heavy snow fall. Having said that, Istanbul is has tons to offer in the cold weather as well!