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Is It Safe to Live in Istanbul?

Is It Safe to Live in Istanbul? Istanbul has a very low crime rate compared to other metropolitan cities of the world. Also Turkish people are very hospitable and helpful when you are in need.

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How Is the Climate in Istanbul?

How Is the Climate in Istanbul? Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate with all four seasons (winter, spring, summer and fall). You can swim, you can play snowball and watch tree leaves fall and turn green again.

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Istanbul Weather Averages (1975-2010)

Istanbul Weather Averages (1975-2010) ISTANBUL January February March April May June July August September October November December Average Temperatures (1975-2010) Average Temperature(°C) 6.1 6.1 7.9 12.3 16.9 21.6 23.9 23.8 20.1 15.7 11.4 8.1 Average Highest Temperature(°C) 9.0 9.5 11.8…

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Can I Use My Credit Card?

Can I Use My Credit Card? International credit and debit cards are widely accepted in shops and restaurants throughout Turkey. However it is advisable also to carry cash for the smaller shops and cafes, particularly in more rural areas.

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What Is the Local Currency?

What Is the Local Currency? The local currency in Turkey is the Turkish Lira (TL) available in the following denominations: Banknotes: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 & 200 TL, Coins: 5, 10, 25 & 50 kuruş and 1 TL. Cash…

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How Should Visitors Dress in Turkey?

How Should Visitors Dress in Turkey? There are no steadfast rules but it is best to use common sense when deciding what to wear. If staying on a beach resort it is fine to dress as you feel comfortable. For…

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