Divan Istanbul

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The Divan Istanbul (Template:Lang-tr) is a five star hotel in Istanbul, Turkey. It is located next to Taksim Gezi Park in Elmada?, ?i?li, in walking distance from Taksim Square. Opened in 1956, it is the flagship of the Divan Group hotel chain.<ref name=Koc>Koç Holding (2011), Koç Holding Annual Report 2011, p69</ref>

During the 2013 protests in Turkey it opened its doors to injured protestors as well as those fleeing police attacks. During the night of 15/16 June, police repeatedly tear-gassed the lobby. As a result, according to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, the hotel had helped criminals.

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