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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2014-02-05

The Istanbul Municipality has released new images of Taksim Square’s controversial pedestrianisation project that show how the square will look when completed.

Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş shared the images during an opening ceremony in Istanbul, saying work for the landscape project of Taksim would begin in March after tenders are made.

According to the images, additional trees and another small park will be planted in pedestrianised zones, alongside the current green spaces of Gezi Park and the monument area.

Click here to read more on the Hurriyet Daily News.

 

Date created : 2014-02-05

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