The city guide by Istanbul locals

We love our city Istanbul! In this online city guide (and app) we share our favorite spots: real local Istanbul tips, not tourist highlights.

 

No tourist traps

  • HANDPICKED LOCALS who speak the local language
  • ONLY LOCAL FAVORITES No tourist highlights
  • ALWAYS UP-TO-DATE We check all tips regularly
  • FREE NEW TIPS REGULARLY New tips free "for life"

Beats our website

  • 100% OFFLINE MAPS & TIPS No internet (data or wifi) needed
  • FIND SPOTS NEARBY and navigate there online
  • SAVE FAVORITES and show them on the map
  • ADD YOUR OWN SPOTS Your hotel? A must-see highlight?

$3.99 per city guide

Istanbul Spotters

Our handpicked locals live & love in Istanbul and speak the local language.

  • Selman Yücetürk photo

    Selman

    User experience designer and music enthusiast. I love discovering Istanbul's hidden spots...
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  • Seyda Vardar photo

    Seyda

    It is so much fun living in this vivid place, despite ts traffic jams and 17 million people...
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  • Emre Kamar photo

    Emre

    Born in İzmir, studied computer science in Ankara. Now occupied with pharmaceuticals, corporate s...
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  • Arzu Damli photo

    Arzu

    I am an exploration addict & marketing professional. Istanbul, they call it chaos; we call it home.
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  • Deniz Dönmez photo

    Deniz

    I study Political Science. Istanbul is definitely one of the most spectacular cities in the world.
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  • Yücel Babadağ photo

    Yücel

    I'm an engineer. I've been living in Istanbul since I was born, and I must say: I'm addicted...
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  • Zekeriya S. Sen photo

    Zekeriya

    I am devoted to culture. Istanbul is “The City” (sehr-i yegane), peerless and unprecedented.
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  • Vildan Ay photo

    Vildan

    Storyteller & collector of good memories. Istanbul's like itself: I adore this blend of pain & joy.
    MORE ABOUT ME SHOW ARTICLES
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