Day archives: November 2nd, 2019

Taksim – Istanbul Square At An Armenian Cemetery

Taksim – Istanbul Square

The most famous square in Istanbul, Taksim Square, is located on the site of the large Christian Armenian cemetery of Surb Hakob (St. Jacob) founded in the 16th century. The cemetery was so large that Armenian graves are still being discovered during the ongoing construction on Taksim Square. Today, the square houses prestigious hotels along …