Beyoglu – Taksim in Istanbul at Glance
- Taksim, the most famous are in Istanbul city. It is located between the southern part of the Bosporus and Golden Horn. Besiktas and Bosporus stand on the east of Beyoğlu, Golden Horn and Kağıthane are on the west, Şişli is on the north.
- Taksim has a busy nightlife, shopping, and dining area. Vintage tram shuttle along the Istiklal avenue “Caddesi”, the city’s main pedestrian boulevard, which is lined with 19th-century buildings housing international shopping chains, movie, theatres, and cafes. Foreign Embassies are also mostly stand in this district.
- Many hotels and restaurants are in or near the Square and on Istiklal Street, and there is a local bus terminal for public transportation and the main subway station.
- The Square is also the meeting place to celebrate New Year’s Eve, parades, public concerts, and other shows.