It’s impossible to miss: This luxurious structure on famous Taksim Square reaches almost 200 feet up into the sky. For 40 years, it has put its stamp on the city’s skyline. The Marmara Taksim was constructed on the highest of the seven hills in Istanbul, and its rooms offer views of the glittering city and the Bosphorus that will leave guests speechless. Gourmets can delight their palates at Tuti Restaurant. If you have a sweet tooth, the sweet temptations offered in the hotel’s own Chocolate Shop are a definite must.