Istiklal Street

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Cultural-Historical

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One of the most well-known avenues in Istanbul is Istiklal Street. It is the city's largest tourist thoroughfare, attracting up to 3 million tourists on any given day.The street is lined with houses from the late Ottoman period, designed in a number of architectural styles. A major renovation effort was under way in the late 1980s to revitalize the historic neighborhood. It runs to Taksim Square from the Galata Tower.

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