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  • Liman A.
    "Taksim square is the most active and European place of..."(4 Tips)
    Sencer D.
    "Amazing group of crowds from all over the world and cafes"(7 Tips)
    Bader A.
    "Crowded, but there is good things to buy."(10 Tips)
    L6ofa K.
    "Best burger"(2 Tips)
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  • Meyvemix
    MeyvemixJuly 20, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    For Smoothie & Fruit Salad Lovers!!. If you like smoothie and fruit salad you'll love it here at Meyvemix Juice Bar... Worth the wait in long lines on a hot day. Refreshing! Meyvemix at Galatasaray
  • AFAR Media
    AFAR MediaSeptember 25, 2014
    Warm, fragrant, and filling, borek are typical Turkish quick eats. They can be stuffed with either ground spiced meat (occasionally with black currents and/or pine nuts) or a cheese and parsley mix. Read more
  • Sencer D.
    Sencer DonmezFebruary 22, 2015
    Amazing group of crowds from all over the world and cafes, bars, quick eateries, book shops, and a nostalgic tram running down and up. Such a lively place where you can find almost anything!
  • Veronika
    VeronikaMarch 8, 2016
    When the main road will finish, you can walk down and find many musical stores, as well as some handmade stuff boutiques. Hipster's heaven. Do not forget to buy ukulele :)
  • Tord F.
    Tord FJuly 19, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    If you are going to the old town, fastest way is to take the tunnel to Kabatas and then the tram, get off at Eminönü and walk through the spice baazar. Just keep walking, lot's of shopping and food
  • Eddie F.
    Eddie FitteOctober 13, 2015
    Awesome local food places to eat at, it's prettier by night. Btw, great place to stay at if you want to have access to the whole city and airports quickly.
  • Zaid D.
    Zaid DodokhApril 23, 2015
    The best place to chill out in the new istanbul .... Specially in the early morning and at night ... Try to visit in the weekend
  • Alia A.
    Alia AlsharifApril 20, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    As I had said I loved the place shopping is perfect and food as well shop close by 11:00 pm so it better than other place which close by 7 pm
  • Lili R.
    Lili RuedaJuly 26, 2013
    Its a fabulous place to really blend in with the turkish people. Seafood is what you must eat here. So fresh! Fried sardines, fried mussels, clams. Excellent prices!
  • Nasser M.
    Nasser MNovember 3, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're planing to visit Istanbul, you have two areas to stay at, Taksim or Ortakoy. It depends on what you like. Both are beautiful.
  • Masha L.
    Masha L💓veMay 26, 2014
    This is one of my fav areas in IST! Special atmosphere, special mood and special air here! Always crowdy and so friendly and excited!
  • Liman A.
    Liman ALKUJune 24, 2012
    Taksim square is the most active and European place of Istanbul..... always u can see different faces from all world.... young people.... nice place... I love this place....
  • Turkey Travel Centre
    Turkey Travel CentreMarch 10, 2014
    This area is considered the hive of activity for Istanbul. Everything is here from shops, restaurants, old churches, nightlife. For second time visitors to Istanbul, it is a good location for hotels
  • Amanda H.
    Amanda HazelJuly 10, 2016
    The best LGBT friendly bars and restaurants are here such as chaplain cafe and morkedi cafe 💟💟💟
  • Maria V.
    Maria VoroninaFebruary 2, 2015
    Nice place to meet people, and there's a lot of transport including the famous funicular railway and havatas bus to the Ataturk airport.
  • CaliGirl S.
    CaliGirl SavaJune 25, 2015
    The shopping street!! Thounds and thounds of people in front of u!!! The red cable car make u feel like u r in SF!!!
  • M A.
    M ALDossaryJanuary 14, 2015
    There are a lot of Things in this part of Istanbul!!! Hotel, Restaurants and shopping 👍 you should be good as long as your hotel away from median area
  • Olmedo M.
    Olmedo MirandaFebruary 1, 2016
    Very wide and long street with various stores and malls. It will take you straight to Galata Tower
  • Hamdooty A.
    Hamdooty Al-coolJanuary 11, 2015
    Best place with beautiful citizens... I really love them and the place I annoyed a lot
  • Ahmed A.
    Ahmed AbualqaranApril 4, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Among the best places to stay if you are visiting Istanbul...the metro can take you where ever you want
  • Erhan Ozcan
    Erhan OzcanJanuary 20, 2016
    This is the times square of Istanbul. Usually safe but still better to be careful during night times especially if you are a tourist.
  • Kawtar T.
    Kawtar TFebruary 10, 2013
    The boulevard that never sleeps, before u go in take some kestane soooo delicious and yeah don t forget ur umbrella
  • Mohammadreza H.
    Simple but history full place... but removing the old type train from Taksim is a disaster in real word
    Upvoted Oct 16
  • Aboody M.
    Aboody MZFebruary 22, 2015
    Didn't enjoy because there is nothing at Taksim square, only the metro station that was helpful and the isteqlal street is very nice for shopping
  • SanLazzaro-Trattoria
    There are various styles in Pizzas making. We like it in Roman style: Thin and crispy :) If you too then come on!
  • dermawan e.
    dermawan eka putraFebruary 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The exotic blend of the modern and the old architecture 👍
  • Stergios
    StergiosJune 15, 2015
    Absolutely overrated. It serves only as a hub for the metro lones and the istiklal street. Free gezi park!
  • Alia A.
    Alia AlsharifApril 20, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Good place to visit and shop there they have some Turkish style dress
  • Ahmad A.
    Ahmad AlfilimbanyJuly 16, 2015
    It is the place to be!! Very lively full of tourists.
  • Joud O.
    Joud OmarOctober 11, 2013
    Every Time I Go To This Place I've To Ride The Tram Dad And I. I Love It So Much You Should Try It
  • Marina M.
    Marina MalahovskayaDecember 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    uncountable amount of cafes, restaraunts, shops and clubs
  • Rami E.
    Rami EsberMay 23, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    The coolest area in Istanbul,it's my favorite place in this city.
  • ♔Omg РаЯаDiSэヅ
    ♔Omg РаЯаDiSэヅFebruary 2, 2014
    You cant find the place same Taksim in all Turkey♥ Taksim is the best
  • Raseel A.
    Raseel AlHammadAugust 13, 2015
    Never leave without tasting their Shawrma 😍❤️ crowded and active ✨
  • Yağız Ö.
    Yağız ÖzdemirJune 12, 2012
    Mid-point of Istanbul. Here you'll find everything you are looking for.
  • Toufik R.
    Toufik RaissOctober 18, 2015
    Great place to meet new people and to listening to some arabic and turkish talents.👌
  • Sami
    SamiMarch 23, 2014
    Always busy 247. Great place to hang
  • S A.
    S AAugust 20
    Plenty to see and do.
  • Esra S.
    Esra SulukanApril 24, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Should be a nice start to the day with coffee :)
  • Nick B.
    Nick BurtoAugust 23, 2015
    Wallpaper says "The heart of Istanbul is getting smarter, smoother and, sadly, staler by the day."
  • Raz 🇳🇿🇹🇷
    Checkout the arcades as you make your way up/down istiklal;)
  • Bronwen R.
    Bronwen RobertsonMarch 17, 2014
    Istanbul's most famous shopping street with loads of cafes and bars
  • İrem T.
    İrem TuğrulApril 22, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The best place in istanbul! You should come and check;)
  • Talha J.
    Talha Jiġ-ŹApril 20, 2015
    Alot of restaurants but you still need to find the taste you like because not all are good.
  • Mamunar R.
    Mamunar RashidJanuary 1, 2014
    Good place to hang out. The besides park is good enough.
  • Adam N.
    Adam NowekSeptember 9, 2015
    Taksim remains, in many ways, the beating heart of a nation.
  • Bárbara D.
    Bárbara DuarteDecember 31, 2013
    You can find everything here. A very cosmopolitan place.
  • Yousif J.
    Yousif JanahiMarch 12, 2015
    Taksim square is a nice place to be at for a turkish coffee afternoon
  • Aoz A.
    Aoz AzOctober 3, 2015
    A place you have to visit when u r in Istanbul
  • Safwan
    SafwanJune 2, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    My factory place , you did what you want
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