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These are the best cultural venues in town based on their, FACILITIES and ARTISTIC QUALITY.
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Published: August  18, 2014

Atatürk Cultural Centre

Atatürk Kültür Merkezi is in Istanbul, also simply called AKM. As the focal point of Taksim Square it is not only a multi-purpose cultural center and opera house, but an icon of Istanbul. The AKM is considered an important example of Turkish architecture from the 1960s. The complex comprises the "Grand Stage", a hall with a 1,307 seat capacity hosting theater acts of Turkish State Theatres and performances of the Turkish State Opera and Ballet, and the "Concert Hall", a second hall with a capacity of 502 seats for concerts, meetings and conferences as well as an exhibition hall of 1,200 m² at the entrance. There are also the "Chamber Theatre" with 296 seats, "Aziz Nesin Stage" with 190 seats and a cinema hall with 206 seats.

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Gümüşsuyu Mh., Taksim Beyoğlu, İstanbul

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+90 212 251 5600


Published: August  18, 2014

Atatürk Cultural Centre

Atatürk Kültür Merkezi is in Istanbul, also simply called AKM. As the focal point of Taksim Square it is not only a multi-purpose cultural center and opera house, but an icon of Istanbul. The AKM is considered an important example of Turkish architecture from the 1960s. The complex comprises the "Grand Stage", a hall with a 1,307 seat capacity hosting theater acts of Turkish State Theatres and performances of the Turkish State Opera and Ballet, and the "Concert Hall", a second hall with a capacity of 502 seats for concerts, meetings and conferences as well as an exhibition hall of 1,200 m² at the entrance. There are also the "Chamber Theatre" with 296 seats, "Aziz Nesin Stage" with 190 seats and a cinema hall with 206 seats.