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. In order to explore the rest of Istanbul, let’s check our Istanbul Tourist Map blog post. These visuals may help you find Istanbul’s hidden gems.
Istanbul Tourist Attractions Maps 2020
I tried to select the best free tourist maps of Istanbul through the internet, in order to show the touristic attractions and describe you how to find them. Since some areas in Istanbul are not sufficiently visualized, I tried to create useful images for you by processing the drafts I copied from Google Maps.
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.
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 Maps PDF Free Download
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 Maps PDF File For Free Download
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 2020 – PDF File To Download
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.
Map of Istanbul Bosphorus European & Asian Sides
Istanbul Tourist Attraction Maps on Youtube
I recently published a video on Istanbul Tourist Attraction Maps on YouTube. Since I am not a videographer, I cannot say that it is technically a perfect video. But I am sure that you will get useful information if you watch it to the end. If you found this content useful, you can like the video and subscribe to my channel. And finally, I wish you a good trip. Here is the link for that video.
Istanbul Tourist Maps by Serhat Engul