in İstanbul, Turkey
- Atatürk International Airport (7 mi)
- Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (20 mi)
- Bursa Airport (54 mi)
- Tekirdağ Çorlu Airport (54 mi)
- Bursa Yenişehir Airport (61 mi)
- Cengiz Topel Airport (62 mi)
- Bandırma Airport (70 mi)
- Balıkesir Merkez Airport (110 mi)
- Burgas Airport (130 mi)
- Varna Airport (164 mi)
- Historic Areas of Istanbul (Unesco heritage, 2 mi)
- Bursa and Cumalıkızık: the Birth of the Ottoman Empire (Unesco heritage, 58 mi)
- Ancient City of Nessebar (Unesco heritage, 130 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 41.014 and 28.950 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 41° 0' 49" and E 28° 56' 58"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Lira - TRY
- Spoken languages:
- Turkish, Kurdish, Azerbaijani, Avaric
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 04:26 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Europe/Istanbul
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 8:07 am and 5:37 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Turkey.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Turkey. Last Update: 2022-11-28 07:22:34
İstanbul in İstanbul with it's 11,174,257 citizens is a place in Turkey about 219 mi (or 352 km) west of Ankara, the country's capital city.
Current time in İstanbul is now 04:26 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Istanbul with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 10 airports near İstanbul, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Turkey is Atatürk International Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 12 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Turkey is Historic Areas of Istanbul in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mahmutbey, Kemerburgaz, UEmraniye, Cekmekoey and Adalar. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 13°C / 55 °F
|Morning Temperature||11°C / 52 °F|
|Evening Temperature||14°C / 56 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1016 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Wednesday, 30th of November 2022
14°C (58 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.
Thursday, 1st of December 2022
15°C (58 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 2nd of December 2022
15°C (59 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Church of the Holy Apostles
The Church of the Holy Apostles, also known as the Imperial Polyándreion (imperial cemetery), was an Eastern Orthodox church in Constantinople, capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. The first structure dates to the 4th century, though future emperors would add to and improve on the space. It was second in size and importance only to the Hagia Sophia among the great churches of the capital.
Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey, constituting the country's economic, cultural, and historical heart. With a population of 13.9 million, the city forms one of the largest urban agglomerations in Europe and is among the largest cities in the world by population within city limits. Istanbul's vast area of 5,343 square kilometers is coterminous with Istanbul Province, of which the city is the administrative capital.
Fatih Mosque, Istanbul
The Fatih Mosque or Conqueror's Mosque in English) is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in the Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey. It was one of the largest examples of Turkish-Islamic architecture in Istanbul and represented an important stage in the development of classic Turkish architecture. It is named after Fatih Sultan Mehmed, the Ottoman sultan who captured Constantinople in 1453.
Column of Marcian
The Column of Marcian is a Roman honorific column erected in Constantinople by the praefectus urbi Tatianus (450-c.452) and dedicated to the Emperor Marcian (450-57). It is located in the present-day Fatih district of Istanbul. The column is not documented in any late Roman or Byzantine source and its history has to be inferred from its location, style and dedicatory inscription. The column is carved from red-grey Egyptian granite, in two sections.
Fenari Isa Mosque
Fenâri Îsâ Mosque (full name in Turkish: Molla Fenâri Îsâ Câmîi), in Byzantine times known as the Lips Monastery (Greek: Μονή του Λιβός), is a mosque in Istanbul, made of two former Eastern Orthodox churches.
Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey is a Eurasian country, located mostly on Anatolia in Western Asia and on East Thrace in Southeastern Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Iran and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. The Mediterranean Sea is to the south; the Aegean Sea is to the west; and the Black Sea is to the north.
The Valens Aqueduct is a Roman aqueduct which was the major water-providing system of the Eastern Roman capital of Constantinople. Completed by Roman Emperor Valens in the late 4th century AD, it was restored by several Ottoman Sultans, and is one of the most important landmarks of the city.
Pertevniyal Valide Sultan Mosque
The Pertevniyal Valide Sultan Mosque, also known as the Aksaray Valide Mosque (Turkish: Pertevniyal Valide Sultan Camii, Aksaray Valide Sultan Camii), is an Ottoman imperial mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. It is located at the intersection of Ordu Street and Atatürk Boulevard in the Aksaray neighborhood. It is located next to Pertevniyal High School which was also built by the order of Sultana Pertevniyal in 1872.
Church of St. Polyeuctus
The Church of St. Polyeuctus (Greek: Ἅγιος Πολύευκτος, Hagios Polyeuktos) was an ancient Byzantine church in Constantinople built by the noblewoman Anicia Juliana and dedicated to Saint Polyeuctus. Intended as an assertion of Juliana's own imperial lineage, it was a lavishly decorated building, and the largest church of the city before the construction of the Hagia Sophia.
Aviation Martyrs' Monument
The Aviation Martyrs' Monument (Turkish: Hava Şehitleri Anıtı or formerly Tayyare Şehitleri Abidesi), located in Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey, is a memorial dedicated to the first soldiers of the Ottoman aviation squadrons to be killed in flight accidents. In Islam, one use of the term "martyrs" is as an honorific for Muslims who have died fighting defending their country.
Mosque with the Spiral Minaret
The Mosque with the Spiral Minaret (Turkish: Burmalı Mescit Camii or Burmalı Minare Camii) is a 16th century Ottoman mosque in Şarachane park, Fatih district, Istanbul, Turkey. Built in 1550 on behalf of Emin Nuretti Efendi, qadi 'asker of Egypt, it is named for its spiraling (burmalı) brick minaret, a copy of a Seljuq design that is unique in Istanbul. The mosque is not domed, but has a pitched porch, which rests on four reused Byzantine Corinthian stone columns.
Forum of the Ox
The Forum of the Ox (Latin: Forum Bovis, Greek: ὁ Bοῦς, meaning "the Ox") was a public square in the city of Constantinople. Used also as place for public executions and torture, it disappeared completely after the end of the Byzantine Empire.
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- Emin Sinan Mahallesi
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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