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Sanctuary (de_turkey) or Sultanahmed (for Turkey region) is an Original, Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch map in Counter-Strike Online.

Official description[]

  • Counter-Terrorist: Stop the terrorists from blowing up the cultural remains. Team members must defuse every bomb planted in the target areas.
  • Terrorist: The terrorist armed with C4 must blow up one of the target explosion area.
  • Other: There are 2 target explosion areas in this map.

Release date[]


This map was released alongside JANUS-9 on:

  • South Korea: 13 March 2014.
  • Taiwan/Hong Kong: 25 March 2014.
  • China/Japan: 26 March 2014.


This map was released alongside May, Erika and Combat knife on:

  • Turkey: 2 April 2014.


This map was released alongside Beretta ARX-160 on:

  • Singapore/Malaysia: 2 July 2014.

Infinity Silver

This map was released alongside Infinity silver on:

  • Indonesia: 16 July 2014.

This map was released alongside Open Beta Test on:

  • CSN:Z: 23 September 2014.
  • Vietnam: 26 March 2015.


Official screenshots[]



  • This map features a lot of Easter Eggs, many of which feature holograms of Keith Icahn and Ripper.
  • Some parts of this map reuses map geometry from Italy, Santorini, Mosque and Dust Zero.
  • This is also the first map in Counter-Strike Online that has more than one usable selection icon and loading background. Singapore/Malaysia and Indonesia regions use both versions of selection icon and loading background.
  • Its alternate name for Turkey region refers to Sultan Ahmad's Blue Mosque.
  • This map is reused in Episode Victor.