Istanbul Travel & City Guide 2015



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Explore the Karakoy, Galata & Tophane, Istanbul

Galata, Karaköy & Tophane Map belongs to Istanbul Beyoglu Municipality.


Karakoy, Galata & Tophane is also one of the most popular tourists areas in Istanbul. Galata Tower, Galata Mevlevihanesi, Tophane and Cukurcuma are the popular sights and places of interest in the region.

The Galata Tower is an old Genoese tower overlooking the beautiful Istanbul and has a luxurious restaurant at the top. Travelers may enjoy the excellent panoramic views of Istanbul, Golden Horn and Bosphorus.

Dating back to 1491 and has become a museum in 1975, the Galata Mevlevihanesi Museum is a lively place that variety of Turkish calligraphic art items, music items and items belonging to Mevlevi culture are exhibited.


The Istanbul Museum of Modern Art is the first private museum in Turkey offering modern and contemporary art exhibitions. The museum was founded in 2004 and occupies an 8,000 square meter site on the shores of the Bosphorus.

Cukurcuma is an authentic district of the area that where the visitors may enjoy the lively streets with cafes, art houses and souvenir shops.

At the Karakoy, Galata and Tophane you may ...
  Visit & See

  Galata Tower


  St. Pierre Church


  Arab Mosque


  Osmanli Bank Museum


  Galata Mevlevihanesi


  Surp Krikor Lusavoric Armenian Church


  Azapkapi Mosque


  Istanbul Museum of Modern Art


  Galata Bridge


  Tophane Fountain


  Kilic Ali Pasa Mosque





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