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Address: Fatih Mah. Gazi Mustafa Kemal Cad. No:43 | Buyukcekmece Merkez, Buyukcekmece, Istanbul, Turkey
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Was very Glamorous Before but now .....

This is the Cultural Center of Istanbul which was built during the 60s and 70s at Taksim Square. It housed many great performances like Fiddler on the Roof in the seventies... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 August 2016
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Istanbul Province, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is the Cultural Center of Istanbul which was built during the 60s and 70s at Taksim Square. It housed many great performances like Fiddler on the Roof in the seventies. Lately it was taken under renovation but it seems nothing is going on. This ex-beautiful center of its times is left in ruins waiting for its fate. Its a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Its one of symbol of taksim. Its located in taksim square but nothing to travel insde since its been in renovation for long time. Could be better

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Atatürk Kültür Merkezi is still in an unknown position for its future as at this moment nobody knows what is going to happen to this old and only available Cultural Center in İstanbul.Pity to see it under such poor conditions like ruin in the heart of the city.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

This is still very strange to see this important center in the heart of the city not operating any more with any cultural and art activity.And nobody knows when it will be back to serve to Istanbul again.Pity to see it under such bad conditions since many months.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

This Cultural Center was one of the most important venues of İstanbul for theatre,opera and other activities.However,since a very long time,it is under renovation process as it has already terminated its duty and urgently needs to be totally reconstructed.At this moment,nobody knows about the fate of the centre as there is no official information flow about the renovation process.Sad to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

This has somehow became the symbol of Taksim area.However,after the happenings in Gezi Park/Taksim in 2013,this building is under the control of İstanbul Government and is used as a check point.Supposed to have under renovation since a long time,but No work is seen.Nobody knows when it is going to start for renovation.Sad to see it under such a bad condition.

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