Best tourism areas in Istanbul 2022

Learn about the most prominent tourism areas in Istanbul for the year 2022, which suit all tastes

Best tourism areas in Istanbul 2022
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Last update 25-12-2022
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Introduction to the city of Istanbul

Istanbul is one of the most important and largest cities in Turkey and one of the most important tourist destinations in Turkey, and all this importance that Istanbul enjoys thanks to the diversity of its tourist attractions that satisfy all tastes and attract all tourists from all countries of the world. The large city is teeming with a large number of attractions and landmarks, including religious ones such as mosques and churches, and historical ones such as museums and palaces, in addition to cruises across the famous Bosphorus Strait, which brings calm and relaxation, Istanbul's distinctive location makes it an important tourist destination.

You will find tourist places in Istanbul that are truly unparalleled, as they are exceptionally unique. This is due to the geographical location of Turkey in general and the city of Istanbul in particular, as the city of Istanbul extends over two continents and is one of the most visited Turkish cities. It has deep historical and cultural roots. The spirituality of the city lies in the diversity of the city with its many beautiful tourist attractions. Many mosques, churches, and historical stories have made Istanbul a historical legacy and a tourist treasure for all world tourists.


The most famous mosques in Istanbul

Hagia Sophia Mosque

The Hagia Sophia Mosque was the past official church for Christians for about 9 centuries before Sultan Ahmed Al-Fateh turned it into a mosque upon the conquest of Constantinople, to turn later into a museum in 1935 AD to be returned to a mosque by a decision of the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2020. The Hagia Sophia Mosque in Istanbul has one of the most interesting religious buildings in the world and one of the most beautiful European Istanbul areas. Although Hagia Sophia was converted into a mosque on July 24, 2020, you can visit it outside prayer times. Hundreds of Muslim and non-Muslim tourists visit the mosque daily, as it is a very important religious tourist landmark in Istanbul


Best tourism areas in Istanbul

Sulaymaniyah Mosque

The Suleymaniye Mosque is located on top of a hill above the Sultanahmet district, and it is the most famous tourist attraction in Istanbul. Constructed for Suleiman the Magnificent by the famous Ottoman architect Sinan between 1549 and 1575, the interior, dominated by a 53-meter-high dome, is characterized by consistent proportions and unity in design. Outside in the quiet garden area is an interesting Ottoman cemetery that is home to the tombs of Sultan Suleiman and his wife.

Best tourism areas in Istanbul



Diverse and interesting tourist places

Taksim Square

It is one of the most famous tourist fields visited by tourists from all over the world. If you want to experience true modernity in Istanbul, you should head to Taksim Square, as it is a major tourist attraction where you will find a wide range of cafes, restaurants, hotels and high-end shops. You can go to the square via The tram from Istiklal Street, which you should not forget to take in the evening, which turns into a lively area filled with restaurants, bars, and street performers.

Best tourism areas in Istanbul


Mini Turk

Area museum and garden located in the center of Istanbul and includes nearly 122 models of the most famous landmarks of the city and is a wonderful place for travelers from all over the world, thanks to the unique opportunities it offers to visitors to discover the city and its most important places, here, you can get entertainment and some relaxing moments After a long walk around town.