Areas & Districts

Istanbul Areas

Istanbul has total 39 districts, 25 of them are located on the European and 14, on the Asian side. See more of Istanbul with our guides to Istanbul’s popular districts, neighbourhoods and areas. Experience and explore Istanbul just like a local, with hidden gems, favourite haunts, and top tips from our expert local guides.

Top Best Beaches in Istanbul 2019 (better for Tourists)

Istanbul offers lovely beaches in its several beautiful coasts, located within 20 km to 60 km. from the city center. Beach-goers may enjoy and...

Istiklal Street 2019 – Attractions & Sights

When it comes to Istiklal Street (Istiklal Avenue), it is a must for all travelers in Istanbul. Istiklal Street which means "Independence Avenue" is...

Explore Istanbul’s Historical Peninsula

Dating back to 685 B.C., and was the capital for many civilizations such as the Romans, Byzantine and Ottoman Empire for ages, the Historical...

Explore Besiktas

Besiktas is the leading culture, art and education capital and district of Istanbul as well as one of the most valuable regions of Istanbul...

Visit Belgrad Forest in Sariyer

Belgrad Forest is one of the most green places in Istanbul and covers an area of 5,300 hectares of land full of oak, beech...

Explore Cukurcuma

Cukurcuma is a lively and authentic neighborhood located along the way down from the Siraselviler street, Taksim, in the back streets of the Beyoglu...

Explore Galata, Karakoy & Tophane

Karakoy, Galata & Tophane is also one of the most popular tourists areas in Istanbul. Galata Tower, Galata Mevlevihanesi, Tophane and Cukurcuma are the...

Explore the Coastal Road to Yesilkoy

The coast road in the historical peninsula from Cankurtaran to Yesilkoy is also hosts the popular tourists areas in Istanbul.Cankurtaran, Kumkapi, Samatya, Bakirkoy and...

Explore Eminonu & Sirkeci

Eminonu and neighboring Sirkeci are also one of the most popular tourists areas in Istanbul, as well as one of the most dynamic, bustling...

Explore Kadikoy

Kadikoy, with its lively atmosphere and city life, historical buildings, being an important transportation hub, market, large young and student population, cultural events &...

Explore Golden Horn – Halic

The Golden Horn, also known as Halic, was the trading center of the old Istanbul and is also one of the most popular tourist...

Explore Taksim

Taksim is a cosmopolitan region, communications hub and an important commercial, entertainment & shopping area for the tourists for having a nice Istanbul city...

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