While staying in the area, why not spend a little time exploring surrounding neighborhoods like Mahmutbey, Kucukcekmece and Cihangir.
People come from all the countries of the world to see Hagia Sophia, one of the most iconic sites in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the city center.
Spend some time in the center of Istanbul. You won’t want to miss Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace.
Sports lovers visiting Avcilar should head to nearby Ataturk Olympic Stadium to see the Istanbul BBSK in action. On game days follow the river of orange, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local soccer lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a few post-game beers.
Finding somewhere suitable to stay within Avcilar is simple. The Grand Hotel Avcilar, the DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul Avcilar and the ibis Istanbul Esenyurt are among the many great places to stay around here.