The 5 Best Areas in Istanbul for Tourists (First Time Visit)
This is the Istanbul’s best tourist attractions site, the relaxed place to base yourself. It’s a short turn from all the city’s key historical attractions.
The Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and the Hagia Sophia Museum are all within a few minute walk, and several hotels in the area have astronomical views of these buildings, as well as out to the Bosporus from their gable verandas.
The Taksim Square area is the hub of the city and is rich of public transport thus movement is more with ease. From here, the most tourist attraction sites of the city is reachable with ease.
Cihangir is located near Taksims Square. Its overlooks Bophosrus and perfect in offering the best view of the city. It habits famous people from Turkish TV, others from fashion and entertainment areas thus best to visit. Its Museum of Innocence is an attractive site.
Karakoy is located on European side of the city especially, it’s on waterside where Golden Horns meets with Bosphosphorus. It was once an important port but now, it has emerge to be the finest city neighbourhood.
It has a lot of Boutique design hotels, trendy cafes as well as special boutiques. Its perfect area to explore for local knowledge. With huge population of people, it’s one of the busiest parts of Istanbul Turkey.
The Asian Side or Anatolian Side of Istanbul is a perfect area for tourist since it has great monuments .Also arrival of Marmaray, some parts of Asian Side Kadikoy has been a choice for visitors to explore.
Pleny of budget friendly accommodation is located in this part of the city.
Due to its location halfway to old city centre, this gives best place for visitors to explore several unique tourist site within the city with ease.it also gives a perfect view to the city thus gives visitors a rough ideas of places to explore around it.