Create Your Own DIY Sightseeing Map in Istanbul, Turkey

Create your own self-guided walk to explore the city, starting from your hotel or a place of your choice. Afterwards the customized walk can be saved to your mobile phone or tablet. Using the GPSmyCity app, you can follow the walk route with ease. View this short introduction video to learn more and use the contact us form to ask questions or report issues. View all attractions on the map.

Step 1: Select Attractions

Select the city attractions to be included in the custom walk by tapping "Select" button under the sight image. Maximum 15 attractions per walk.
[A1] 5 Kat
[A2] Adam Mickiewicz Museum
[A3] Ali Muhiddin Haci Bekir
[A4] Antique Market at Grand Bazaar
[A5] Araf
[A6] Arasta Bazaar
[A7] Artrium
[A8] Atatürk Museum
[A9] Babylon
[B1] Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnıcı) (must see)
[B2] Bayezid II Mosque
[B3] Beyazıt Square
[B4] Beyazıt Tower
[B5] Beylerbeyi Palace
[B6] Beyoglu El Sanatlari Evi
[B7] Blue Mosque (must see)
[B8] Bodrum Mosque
[B9] Bosphorus Bridge (Asian Side) (must see)
[C1] Bosphorus Bridge (European Side) (must see)
[C2] Boukoleon Palace
[C3] Büyük Londra Oteli Bar
[C4] Chora Church / Kariye Museum (must see)
[C5] Church of St. Mary of Blachernae
[C6] Church of St. Mary of the Mongols
[C7] Column of Constantine
[C8] Dolmabahce Palace (must see)
[C9] Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
[D1] Eller Sanat Galerisi
[D2] Esma Sultana Mansion
[D3] Fatih Mosque (must see)
[D4] Fethi Paşa Korusu
[D5] Fifth Military Gate
[D6] Fountain of Ahmed III
[D7] Galata Tower (must see)
[D8] Galip Dede Caddesi (Street)
[D9] Gate of Charisius
[E1] Gate of Rhesios
[E2] Gate of Spring
[E3] Gate of St. Romanus
[E4] Golden Gate
[E5] Grand Bazaar (must see)
[E6] Great Palace of Constantinople
[E7] Gül Mosque
[E8] Hagia Irene
[E9] Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) (must see)
[F1] Hatice Sultan Palace
[F2] Horhor Antiques Bazaar
[F3] Istanbul Archaeological Museums (must see)
[F4] Istanbul Military Museum (must see)
[F5] Istanbul Museum of Modern Art (must see)
[F6] Kadıköy Antiques Bazaar
[F7] Karakoy Fish Market
[F8] Kılıç Ali Pasha Complex
[F9] Leander's Tower
[G1] Maalem Synagogue
[G2] Mayor Synagogue
[G3] Mecidiyeköy Antiques Bazaar
[G4] Migros
[G5] Mihrimah Sultan Mosque
[G6] Milion
[G7] Misir Carsisi (Egyptian Spice Market)
[G8] Molla Çelebi Mosque
[G9] Neve Shalom Synagogue
[H1] Obelisk of Theodosius
[H2] Ortakoy
[H3] Ortaköy Mosque
[H4] Palace of Antiochos
[H5] Palace of the Porphyrogenitus
[H6] Pammakaristos Church
[H7] Pasabhace
[H8] Pera Museum
[H9] Rahmi M. Koç Museum
[J1] Rumeli Fortress (must see)
[J2] Rüstem Pasha Mosque (must see)
[J3] Sahaflar Çarşısı (The Old Book Bazaar)
[J4] Sakıp Sabancı Museum
[J5] Second Military Gate
[J6] Serpentine Column
[J7] Spice Bazar
[J8] Sultanahmet Square
[J9] Süleymaniye Mosque (must see)
[K1] Tellalzade Street
[K2] The Church of the Holy Apostles
[K3] The Iron Church - Bulgarian St. Stephen Church
[K4] Theodosian Wall of Constantinople
[K5] Theodosius Cistern
[K6] Third Military Gate and "Sigma"
[K7] Topkapi Palace (must see)
[K8] Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum
[K9] Valens Aqueduct
[L1] Walled Obelisk
[L2] Yavuz Selim Mosque
[L3] Yildiz Palace (Star Palace)
[L4] Çukurcuma
[L5] Çırağan Palace
[L6] Üsküdar Antiques Bazaar
[L7] Şehzade Mosque
[L8] Şemsi Pasha Mosque

Step 2: Select Starting Point

The walk's starting point can be either one of the selected attractions or some other personal place of choice, e.g. your hotel or nearby metro station.
Select one*:

Enter Place Name*:
Get GPS Coordinates*: Locate the place on map
Choose a Hotel*:

Step 3: Create/Update Route

The selected attractions are displayed on the map below. The red pins mark must-see attractions, green pins - ordinary attractions. If you selected a hotel or another personal place in Step 2, it is marked by a blue pin.
The walk starting point is your personal place specified in Step 2.
Indicate the tour start point by entering the map pin ID in the field below.
The tour starting point is a hotel specified in Step 2.
Starting Point*: Numeric value only.

Step 4: Save Your Custom Walk

Enter a name for your custom walk, along with your email address, in the fields below. You will receive the instructions for retrieving your custom walk on the GPSmyCity app by email. You can change the sights and re-arrange the walk route using the app.
Walk Name*: