Istanbul Tram T1 Line Stations 2018
Istanbul Tram T1 Map, Stations, Tickets, Timetable, How To Use Istanbul Tramway
Istanbul Tram is a very practical vehicle to get around Istanbul’s most popular neighborhoods. T1 line is very budget-friendly route that covers majority of must-see tourist attractions.
How To Use Istanbul Tram T1 Line
Tram starts from Bağcılar (Bagcilar) passes through Beyazıt Grand Bazaar, Sultanahmet Blue Mosque, Eminönü Spice Bazaar -Over Golden Horn Galata Bridge- Karaköy (Galata Tower) and finally arrives to Kabataş destination.
Getting to Istanbul points of interest by Tram
It’s pretty easy to reach Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Bosphorus Ferry Station, Galata Tower and Taksim Square from the tram stations.
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Istanbul Tram T1 Stations To Touristic Attractions
Bağcılar 1st Tram Station
Connection between the M1a Airport Metro to Tram T1
Very close to the main entrance of Grand Bazaar Gate 7.
Within 15 minutes distance to Süleymaniye Mosque of Suleiman the Magnificent.
Getting to Nuruosmaniye Mosque and Grand Bazaar main gate: Nuruosmaniye Gate 1.
Nuruosmaniye Street is lovely pedestrian street to stroll around. Good place for shopping too.
Sultanahmet Tram Station
Within 5 minutes walk to Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern.
Aproximately 10 minutes away from Topkapi Palace.
Nearby the Topkapi Palace Royal Gardens Gülhane,
Istanbul Archaeology Museum is also located nearby Gülhane Gardens.
Both of them accessible from the Secondary Gate of Topkapi Palace which is near tram stop.
Cheap electronic stuff from Doğubank. In case you need battery, memory card, photo equipments.
Hafız Mustafa desert shop is located near to Sirkeci Tram Station.
Hodjapasha Cultural Center whirling derwishes Sufi music and dance show.
Hocapaşa Restaurants Alley. Kasap Osman (Turkish Kebap), Filibe Köfte (meetballs) yummy!
Famous Spice Market (Also known as Egyptian Bazaar) located in Eminönü Area.
Eminönü is considered as one of public transportation hub of Istanbul Old City.
There is New Mosque (Yeni Cami), Rustem Pasha Mosque (son-in-law Suleiman the Magnificent)
Mahmutpaşa Street Market you may find all kind of cheap local stuff. Especially clothes.
Hamdi Restaurant one of the best Turkish Kebap in old city.
Tram Crosses Over The Galata Bridge – Golden Horn
This is not a station indeed. Tram crosses over the Galata Bridge. Let you watch the beauty of ancient Golden Horn. You will also see many people fishing lined along both sides of the bridge.
Galata Bridge is originally built in the late Ottoman Empire period to connect two sides of the Golden Horn. There had always been bars under the bridge which called Meyhane (Turkish name of local bars)
First stop in the Modern Istanbul after crossing the Galata Bridge and leaving the Old City.
Karaköy Coffee Shops, Pubs and Bars are on the right side.
There is Gülloğlu Baklava Shop which is known as the best Turkish Desert Shop in the city.
Namlı Gurme is good place to eat some snacks and Turkish Breakfast.
Galata Tower is within 10 minutes walk, requires a walk from Yüksek Kaldırım steep hill.
There is tunnel on the left corner. Easy way to skip the hill and get to Istiklal Street.
Kılıç Ali Pasha Turkish Bath (one of the best hamam) within the Kılıç Ali Paşa Mosque complex. Can be easily found because visible from the Windows of tram when you arrive to station.
Kılıç Ali Paşa Mosque is built by Mimar Sinan the most famous architect of Ottoman Empire period.
You may climb the hill to get Cihangir, Çukurcuma, Istiklal Street and Taksim Square.
Major tram stop to get to Istanbul Cruise Terminal (SalıPazarı Pier or Galataport).
Istanbul Modern Art Museum is very close to the Fındıklı station.
Kabataş Last Tram Station
Kabataş is the final station of Istanbul Tram T1 Line.
Dolmabahce Palace is within 10 minutes walking distance.
Besiktas JK Vodafone Park Stadium can be visited – Besiktas is a popular team of Istanbul. It’s the representative of Besiktas Neighborhood as well. Dolmabahce, Besiktas Fish Market, Ortakoy, Bebek and Etiler some of the mos popular areas of Istanbul. All located in Beşiktaş Neighborhood.
You may also get the funicular to get to Taksim Square quickly. Kabatas Funicular is very practical vehicle to get Taksim Square and adjacent Istiklal Street.
Istiklal Street (Istiklal Avenue) considered as the most popular walking and strolling street of Istanbul. Streches from Taksim Square to Galata Tower.
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Istanbul Tram Map, T1 Line, Stations Blog Article By Serhat Engül