Section in Istanbul
Do & See
Istanbul is a vibrant city whose grandiose history is utterly fascinating. Take a stroll around the city and admire the amazing mosques, museums and the Great Bazaar, or even visit an authentic Turkish bath.
Insider's Travel Tips
|Population:||Approximately 13 million in Greater Istanbul|
|Currency:||Turkish Lira, TL1 = 100 kuruş|
|Search Accommodation:||Hotels »|
- Daily Turkish News
|Opening hours:||The official opening hours for shops are 9.00-18.00. However, some traders and shops stay open until midnight.
Most hotels will have at least one 24 hour restaurant.
|Tourist information:||Atatürk Airport (right after customs)
+90 212 465 31 51
Hotel Hilton (entrance)
+90 212 233 05 92
Railway station Sirkeçi
+90 212 511 58 88
+90 212 518 18 02