Istanbul Tourist Attractions Map PDF


Istanbul Tourist Attractions Maps

Istanbul Tourist Map of Attractions Free PDF Download

Istanbul is a city with various attractions. Visitors of Istanbul mainly focus on the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar. These sights are close to each other and easy to find.

To explore the rest of Istanbul, let’s check our Istanbul Tourist Map. These maps might help you find Istanbul’s hidden gems.

Istanbul Tourist Attractions-Sightseeing Map

I tried to select the best free maps of Istanbul through the internet, in order to show you touristic attractions and describe you how to find them.

  • A Map Of Istanbul’s Popular Tourist Attractions

I created this simple but handy map based on the Google Maps. This map shows the major places of interest in Istanbul. These are must-see tourist attractions for those who will stay in Istanbul for 2 or 3 days.

If you would like to see the top tourist attractions with the assistance of a private tour guide, you may check my HALF DAY and FULL DAY tour options.

Istanbul Sightseeing Map

  • Istanbul Old City and Sultanahmet Tram Stations Map

Tram T1 Line is the major public transport vehicle to commute between the Istanbul Old City and Beyoglu (New City) areas.

If you are staying in a hotel located in Beyazit, Sultanahmet, Sirkeci or Eminonu (Old City Neighborhoods), Tram T1 will be exteremely useful for you to get to Galata Tower, Istiklal Avenue, Taksim Square and Dolmabahce Palace.

For more information this article might be useful: Istanbul Tram T1 Line

From Sultanahmet to Galata Tower, Istiklal Street, Taksim Map
  • Map Of Istanbul By Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

An illustrative map of Istanbul that shows the main tourist attractions around the Istanbul Historic Peninsula (southwest), Beyoglu Modern Istanbul (north) and Istanbul Asian Side (southeast) .

You may click this Istanbul Tourist Map to download it on your computer and study the major areas.

Istanbul Tourist Attractions Map PDF Free Download

Download PDF File of the above MAP

  • Modern Istanbul Beyoglu Vs Old City Sultanahmet

This is a great map to review the Golden Horn and Bosphorus.

Golden Horn (Halic) separates the Istanbul Old City (Sultanahmet etc.) from Beyoglu (Modern Istanbul). Both areas literally located on the European side of Istanbul. Whereas Bosphorus separates the European Side and Asian Side of the Istanbul city.

Istanbul Beyoglu (Taksim), Sultanahmet (Old City) Map
  • A Map To Help You Decide Where To Stay In Istanbul

Istanbul is a very big city with a lot of attractive hotels. You may find elegant boutique hotels or luxurious five star hotels in every district. It’s more important to decide Where To Stay in Istanbul. So this descriptive map might help you.

Best Area To Stay In Istanbul – Hotel Districts Map

  • An Istanbul Tourist Map By Turkish Airlines

This map shows you the main places to visit in 4 or 5 days. Both Byzantine and Ottoman heritage of the city displayed on the map. Moreover climbing up to Pierre Loti Hill for having a great Turkish Tea with the view of Golden Horn; or Ortaköy Square to enjoy the view of Bosphorus like locals.

Here is a very useful Istanbul Tourist Map of Attractions. Provided as PDF file for free download.

Istanbul Tourist Map PDF File For Free Download

Download PDF File of the above MAP

  • Large Map Of Istanbul European & Asian Side

This large scale map can help you get a grip on geographic structure of Istanbul. It shows the upper villages of the Bosphorus like Sarıyer or Beykoz. It also show the inlands of Asian Side as well as the Adalar (Princes Islands) on the southern side of the city. Kadikoy Fish Market and its surroundings are the recommended places to visit in Istanbul’s Asian Side.

Fatih (Historic Peninsula & Sultanahmet) and Beyoğlu (Taksim) are considered as the center of the city. You may also see the airports and how close or far they are located from the city center.

For instance, Istanbul Airport is located on the west and its around 20 kilometers from downtown. On the other hand Sabiha Gokcen Airport is located in the Asian side (Easternmost of Istanbul) and its around 40 kilometers from the Beyoğlu’s Taksim Square (Hub of the city)

Large Scale Map of Istanbul – Showing Both Asian And European Sides
  • Metro Map By Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

This map shows how to get around in the central Istanbul, with Metro, Tram and Funicular connections. To get more information about the Istanbul transportation please check the links at the bottom of the article.

Istanbul Metro Map 2019 – PDF File To Download

Download PDF File of the Metro Map

  • Galata, Istiklal Avenue, Taksim Square (Beyoglu) Map

Beyoğlu is the name of modern Istanbul’s main district. This map shows major places of interest around the renowned Taksim Square and Istiklal Street.

Galata, Istiklal Street, Taksim Square – Beyoglu District Map
  • Sultanahmet Museums & Tourist Attractions Map

Everybody wants to see Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern and Topkapı Palace when they come and visit Istanbul. All of them very near to each other and perfectly located for a daily walking tour. These kind of sightseeing tours usually end up at Grand Bazaar. A gigantic historical shopping place with its 3000 shops.

Recommended Article: How to Go from Sultanahmet by Tram, Ferry and Metro

Istanbul Sultanahmet Old City Tourist Attractions Map
  • Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise Tour Map

Bosphorus is the heart of Istanbul city. Locals love watching it from the restaurants and cafés from all around the Bosphorus shores. This map show the major neighborhoods that are located near to Bosphorus.

Walking up from Ortakoy to Bebek strongly recommended to the visitors of Istanbul. Most beautiful views of Bosphorus can be seen around the Ortaköy and Bebek bays.

Map of Istanbul Bosphorus European & Asian Sides

Written by Serhat Engul

Istanbul Tourist Map, Attraction-Sightseeing PDF 2019

  • Nora


    Great maps and information, I will be in Istanbul in two weeks for vacation, definitely I will use this website

    • Serhat Engül

      Hello Nora, thank you for expressing your appreciation. Good motivation for us to carry on improving the blog. Have a good holiday in Istanbul!

  • Doug


    This is an absolutely terrific resource. The best and most complete (and useful) info I have found for visiting Istanbul. Will arrive there next week and can’t wait to see it all, thanks to your help. Thanks for creating this great blog.
    Doug in DC

    • Serhat Engül

      Hi Doug, thank you very much for this great feedback. It’s encouraging to see such reviews. I wish you a great holiday here. Kind regards, Serhat.

  • Rachita Agrawal


    Hi Serhat! Thank you for the detailed maps. I’ll be in Istanbul for about 2 and a half days in the third week of May. I’m staying at Hotel Anthemis,Fatih. Could you please suggest a suitable itinerary for 9 pax. Also we are vegetarians so could you recommend good restaurants as well?

    • Serhat Engül

      Hi Rachita! My favorite itinerary is:
      1st day: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapı Palace, Hippodrome, Basilica Cistern, Spice Bazaar >>> 2nd day: Short Bosphorus Cruise Tour, Suleymaniye Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, Galata Tower (and walking on Istiklal Avenue from the tower) >>> 3rd day (As a half-day activity) Take a ferry to Kadikoy (Asian Side) visit the fish market, make shopping on Bahariye Avenue, eat at Chiya (Çiya) Restaurant. >>> For the best restaurants of Istanbul, you are advised to check Food & Drink Category. There are a lot of detailed posts about it.

  • Hoxha Elma


    This article is very helpful. Thank you!

    • Serhat Engül

      Dear Hoxha, thank you for the great review! I am glad that it’s been helpful to you.

  • Kazi Uddin


    I cant thank you enough. This website is awsome. 🙂

    • Serhat Engül

      Dear Kazi Uddin, thank you for the feedback. It’s great to see that the website has been useful to you!

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