The clubbing scene in Istanbul is extensive with popular venues spread throughout the city. Our nightlife map breaks down the best places to party with top DJs, live music and dance shows.
For most party-goers, the night starts with dinner and drinks. Then, as the midnight hour approaches, nightclubs start to fill up and soon reach maximum capacity.
Where to Party in Istanbul
A lot of nightlife can be found near the Galata Tunel Line (F2 Metro). On the European side, the majority of clubs are found in Beyoglu (Taksim, Istiklal Street, and Nevizade), Besiktas (Ortakoy), and Sisli (Nisantasi).
On the Asian side, Kadikoy in the Caddebostan (Barlar Sokagi) is very busy along Bagdat Street, Iskele Street, and Kadife Street. Bebek also has some clubbing decent options.
Interactive Nightlife Map
On our interactive map below we’ve included all the popular hotspots in both Asia and European Istanbul. If you’re looking to party by the water, in the center or outskirts of the city, you’ll find the best nightlife spots marked below.