Here are my maps of Istanbul's
top things to see and do. Use my Istanbul
Transportation Maps to
find your way around. More maps
Shows Old Istanbul's top historical and cultural sights,
Palace to the Grand
Shows the location of this
prime Istanbul landmark, and also Gülhane
Park, the Archeological
Kiosk (Çinili Köşk), Ayasofya
(Hagia Sophia) and the excellent Sirkeci
Shows the location of the church/mosque/museum,
Istanbul's second most important thing
to see (after Topkapı
The neighborhood of Küçük Ayasofya, not far
from the Sultanahmet
(Blue) Mosque and the Hippodrome,
has many hotels, restaurants and shops as well as the Little
Hagia Sophia Mosque (Küçük Ayasofya Camii),
formerly the Church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus.
Shows the location of the Basilica
Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnıçı) between
the Hippodrome and Ayasofya
Details of the old Roman/Byzantine road from Sultanahmet westward
past Çemberlitaş and
Bazaar toward Rome.
Important points in and near
Square at the southwestern end
of Beyoğlu's Istiklal
The great church is long gone, except
for a few little stones, but this map
shows where it was.
Map showing the principal sights along
Horn as you take a ferry
cruise from the Galata
Bridge to Eyüp.
Map of the upper Golden
the imperial mosque of Eyüp, the hilltop
location of Pierre
Loti Café, and the
cablecar to get there.
Shows the Beyoğlu location of the Çukurcuma
antiques shops area.
Shows where you can see the Mevlevi dervish sema (whirling
ceremony) in Istanbul.
All about taking a cruise on the Bosphorus toward
The islands near Istanbul in the Sea
Sights, bazaars, walks and restaurants
on the Asian
shore of the Bosphorus.