Visit the Taksim Square in Istanbul

Taksim Square in Istanbul

Visit all the museums and galleries and spend time at the beautiful Taksim Square.
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Taksim Square Tour, Istanbul (Turkey)

Considered as the heart of the modern Istanbul, Taksim Square is one of the major cities in terms of economy, entertainment and tourist attraction. The Istanbul metro is located here, making it a lot more important. Many monuments and statues can even be found in here. The Taksim Square even has a meaning of its name; Taksim means division or distribution, which was given for the reason that water from the north side of Istanbul were collected and distributed off to the rest of the parts. There is no doubt that Taksim Square in Istanbul is one of the most visited places in Turkey.

History of Taksim Square

Taksim Square has the famous Republic monument which was made by Pietro Canonica. The monument was inaugurated in 1928 and is one of the most visited monuments. Taksim Square is the busiest part of Istanbul due to certain reasons. Not only are there numerous restaurants but also endless shops and art galleries that takes you deeper into the world of modern Istanbul. One can never get bored while in Taksim Square. There are several restaurants and museums which one can visit while during their visit. It is a perfect place to spend a calm evening and to savor Turkish cuisine. The Taksim Square even had one of the significant buildings, the Taksim artillery barracks which later became taksim stadium nut was demolished in 1940.

Taksim Square even holds importance in terms of history. Several historical monuments can be found in here which would depict the events that had taken place in the Taksim Square. Even though it is considered as one of the most modern parts of Istanbul and has a lot of importance, Taksim Square started developing only after the war and became the major hub or the center of attraction of Istanbul.

Attractions of Taksim Square

Taksim Square takes you to the hustle-bustle of Istanbul, therefore flipping the coin towards its modern vistas. It is that place in Istanbul where people love to spend their evenings or a relaxed day. Nestled with numerous cafes, hotels, shops, monuments, and cultural centers, this place provides a trip to the good times. One can opt to relish lip-smacking Turkish cuisine and some of the Turks' famous delicacies. Apart from this, it is also a plethora of street art and so you will get to witness local artists at every nook and cranny of this square. To further elevate the entertainment, you can also visit the local bars and clubs for a fun night life. Moreover, it is also a place to go shopping for souvenirs, books, and local woodwork and handicrafts. Taksim Square offers you with so much that it is recommended that you plan your visit for two days to make the most of your trip. Also, it is advisable not to rush and explore every area at a relaxed pace. Through the place runs a tram line that takes you to the very end of the square called Tünel Square. This tram in Taksim will make your transfers from one point to another really easy.

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