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Istanbul Map, Turkey

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Istanbul Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Istanbul with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Istanbul useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Istanbul!

Istanbul History

IstanbulThe first settlement in the city was evidenced by the artifacts excavated in the Fikirtepe mound on the Anatolian side. They are from Copper Age dating from 5500-3500 BC. Byzantion, the older name of Istanbul, was established on the site of an ancient port settlement named Lygos. It was founded by Thracian tribes between the 13th and 11th centuries BC. In 196 AD, the city was captured by Romans giving the chance for... read more
 

Istanbul Nightlife

kepekFor the dining and good drinks, there are also several destinations to head. One of which is the Hayat Café, owned by 'your grandfather' or 'crazy uncle', it is a hole-in-one kebab shop offering the best of Turkish food and trinks and very affordable prices. Asitane, on the other hand, offers traditional Ottoman cuisine.  Imagine having to splurge in the best cuisine that has lasted for centuries offering unique yet... read more
 

Istanbul Sightseeing

KenanOn the European side, historical places are found almost everywhere. The Topkapi Palace is the imperial enclave of the powerful Ottoman Empire. That is why, all of the former empire can offer is found in its four courts of increasing grandeur. The Blue Mosque or the Sultan Ahmet Mosque is open to everybody. Although certain restrictions in the clothing must be followed, entrance to this amazing work of architecture is... read more
 

Istanbul Travel Guide

Swan Turkish coffee is also quite popular among the tourists who can buy some of them from the local shops here. Kanyon, Cevahir, Akmerkez, Metro city, Olivium are some of the popular shopping malls that can be found in this city along with plenty of other shopping centers and outlets selling some good branded stuff.   read more
 

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