About Taksim Istanbul
Taksim Square is the most known modern city center of Istanbul. 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. Istiklal pedestrian street has many bars, night clubs and movie theaters therefore it’s always busy with young people almost for 24 hours a day. The Square is also the meeting place to celebrate New Year’s Eve, parades, public concerts and other shows.
The Istanbul nostalgic tramways are two heritage tramlines in the city of Istanbul, Turkey. The city has two completely separate heritage tram systems, one on the European side, the other on the Asian side. Istanbul, the former capital of Turkey, once had a large tramway network on both the Asian and European sides.