Taksim Square

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The heart of the modern part of Istanbul is Taksim Square. The square was originally created by Sultan Mahmud I as the point where water lines converged from the north of Istanbul.The Statue of the Republic, built in 1928 to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the republic's founding, is in the middle of the square. In the square, Istiklal Caddesi, the main pedestrian thoroughfare of the area, ends.

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