ITU Macka Campus is located at the heart of Istanbul. In its surroundings there is a metro station that is 15 minutes walk through one of the very popular designer-brands borough called Nisantasi. Within a short walking distance from Besiktas port, there is a wide number of bus routes that take you to historical peninsula Sultan Ahmet Square in where all the museums, mosques and Grand Bazaar is located. Those buses also take you another very close area called Taksim Square which offers a wide-range of hotels, restaurants, shops and artistic and cultural centers. There is also a telpher that connects Macka and Taskisla campuses and Macka campus to Taksim Square.
A useful map of Istanbul’s Metro system is available at http://www.istanbul-ulasim.com.tr/en