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10,000+ locations globally
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Rated 4.9 by 515,757+ people

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asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Taksim Square?

    The price for luggage storage near Taksim Square starts from just €5.00/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Taksim Square?

    There are multiple locations in the Taksim Square area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Istanbul Airport (IST) (İstanbul Havalimanı), International Terminal Departure (Dış Hatlar Gidiş Terminali), and Domestic Terminal Departure (İç Hatlar Gidiş Terminali) and all over Istanbul.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Taksim Square?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Taksim Square.

  • Are there storage lockers near Taksim Square?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Taksim Square area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Taksim Square and in the broader Istanbul area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Taksim Square?

    Popular metro stations like Marmaray Ayrılıkçeşme İstasyonu, Marmaray Yenikapı Station (Marmaray Yenikapı İstasyonu), or Yenikapı Metro İstasyonu can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within Istanbul near Taksim Square, you may be close to some bus stations: Istanbul Inter-City Bus Terminal (Büyük İstanbul Otogarı), Alibeyköy Cep Otogarı, or Şişhane Minibüs Durağı. If traveling by train, Söğütlüçeşme Tren İstasyonu, Sirkeci Terminal (Sirkeci Garı), and Marmaray Zeytinburnu İstasyonu are nearest to Taksim Square.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Taksim Square?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Taksim Square are Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent, Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus, and Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Taksim Square are Gokce Pansiyon (Gökçe Pansiyon), Mavi Guesthouse, and Juliet Rooms & Kitchen.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Taksim Square?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Taksim Square are Hafız Mustafa (Hafız Mustafa 1864), Masa Restaurant, and Ikea Restaurant Bayrampaţa.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Taksim Square?

    Check out the nearby Nilüfer Parkı, Taksim Gezi Park (Taksim Gezi Parkı), and Maçka Demokrasi Parkı.


About Taksim Square

Taksim Square is a main hub and leisure area for locals as well as tourists in the European section of Istanbul, Turkey. Considered to be the heart of modern Istanbul, Taksim Square is home to the Republic Monument that has been in the center of the square since 1923. It is a commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Turkey. 

The square is also well-known for its nightlife, eateries, shopping, and cultural venues. You can also find hotels, an opera house, theaters, the Ataturk Cultural Center, and the principal metro station. The beautiful Art Nouveau and Neoclassical 19th century buildings give the area a metropolitan character where you can get a bunch of awesome selfies. 

Taksim Square is in the District of Beyoglu. There is always something going on here, such as live music, bazaars, and get-togethers. There are quite a few parks in the area, including the popular Yildiz Park on Palanga Street and Gezi Park on Mete Street. While most of the major attractions are on Istiklal Street, you’ll find unique shops and cafés on many of the smaller streets and alleyways. Explore the area to find these tiny treasures where you can get one-of-a-kind souvenirs and gifts. 

Fun Fact: The name Taksim means distribution and was given to the area where the main water lines branched out to the rest of the city. 

Things to do in Taksim Square

Some places in Taksim Square are obvious landmarks and attractions, but others that are more hidden and not as well-known are must-see opportunities. We have listed some of our favorites here.

  • Take some selfies with the Monument of the Republic
  • Visit the Mother and Baby Statue at Findikli Park
  • See the stunning collections of calligraphy, carpets, and art at the Dolmabahce Palace
  • Go shopping or get a bite to eat at Cicek Pasaji
  • Walk up the Rainbow Staircase on Sali Pazari Yks
  • Get some selfies with Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lawrence, Jackie Chan, and many others at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
  • Take a tour with Hop On Hop Off Istanbul
  • Walk along Istiklal Street where you can find shopping, dining, and clubbing opportunities

Transit Options Near Taksim Square

  • Bagcilar Kabatas Tram T-1
  • Taksim Kabatas Train F-1
  • Ferries
  • Private shuttle
  • Taxicab

Luggage Storage Near Taksim Square

When you are visiting a strange town, it can be hard to find a safe place to stash your backpack or shopping bags while you see the sights. If you're a local, you may need to store your stuff short-term between work and a big night out. Bounce has got you covered. We've partnered with reputable businesses worldwide to provide temporary luggage storage. Download the Bounce app and find the most convenient location for you. Book your bags and go drop them off. That’s all there is to it. And we are up to $10,000 BounceShield™ Protection included with every booking so no need to worry. 

Luggage Storage Options Near Taksim Square

Nobody likes lugging their bags around with them when seeing the sights. How can you have fun if you have to keep watch over your bags? Also, many museums and other tourist attractions do not allow you to bring them inside. One of our Bounce affiliates will be happy to keep them safe for you. 

Luggage Storage Near Chora Museum

Located on Kariye Mahallesi just 20 minutes from Taksim Square, the Chora Museum is housed in Chora Church, which was built in the 14th century. This fantastic art museum is well-known for its murals and mosaics, with stunning examples of Roman paintings as well. The right wall in the narthex has scenes from the Old Testament and Bible, including the life of the Virgin Mary, among others. The ceiling and walls of the dome are adorned with paintings of the Temple of Solomon, the fight with archangel Michael, Jacob’s ladder, and Mary with Christ on her lap. You’ll also see the Dormition of Mary, the Bread Miracle of Jesus Christ, and the Scene of Anastasis. The floor is even decorated with high-quality marble artistry. Don’t forget to drop your bags off at one of our nearby Bounce locations because you cannot bring them inside the museum. 

Luggage Storage Near Miniaturk Park

You have to see this park with miniaturized Turkish landmarks on Imrahor Street about 20 minutes from Taksim Square. The park has 135 models, including 13 from the Ottoman Territory, 60 from Anatolia, and 62 from Istanbul. All the models are one-quarter of their original size and so detailed they look like the real things. On one side, you can find natural formations such as Hoodoos (fairy chimneys) and the Pamukkale (Cotton Castle). The other side has sculptures, mansions, palaces, castles, churches, mosques, piers, bridges, and much more. Take a guided tour or use your phone to use the audio guide as you explore and enjoy. Take a train ride, watch an outdoor show, or see the mini-stadium. Grab a bite to eat at the café or restaurant and don’t forget to pick up some souvenirs for the folks back home. Before you head to the park, leave your belongings with one of our Bounce partners nearby. 

Luggage Storage Near the Galata Tower

Only 15 minutes away, the Galata Tower on Bereketzade is a 219-foot tower, built in 1348. It was first called the Tower of Christ and was used as a lookout for defending the Genoese village of Galata. Until the 1960s, the lofty tower was used as a fire lookout until it became a tourist attraction. The upper floors have panorama balconies where you can get some spectacular photos of the city. Get a window seat at the restaurant in the upper tower to check out the view while you eat. There is also a shop where you can get some souvenirs of your trip. The scenery from the tower, as well as the tower itself, are perfect photo ops, so bring along your phone or camera.

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