Tourist Information Points in Istanbul

There are 6 Tourist Information points in Istanbul, all located in the Europian side of the city Tourism offices are essential in every city and they are a big help for all the visitors. The staff is always ready to answer dozens of your different questions, providing you also maps and guides in many different […]

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Useful Turkish Words

  Before you travel to Turkey, it would be both helpful and interesting to learn some expressions that will help you during your stay in the country… Of course Turks will do whatever they can in order to provide you the best service. Surprise them by using some of the useful Turkish words you’ve learned…Don’t be shy!!!   […]

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Art in Istanbul

The art in Istanbul is an integral piece of the city! Enrich your knowledge learning the history of the city and admire famous designers’ works!   Free Art Exhibitions   Arter ARTER has been presenting solo and group exhibitions with the goal of providing a platform of visibility for artistic practices and encouraging production of […]

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Nargile Tradition

  The nargile, or Turkish water pipe, has been for centuries an icon of Eastern cafe culture! It originated in India by empting a coconut and dipping in a straw. In the 16th century, during the Ottoman empire became part of the Turkish culture. Back then was used as a status symbol…and smoking with the […]

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Healthcare in Istanbul

Private hospitals in Istanbul are excellent, and hospitalization is often cheaper than in Europe and USA… Healthcare in Istanbul is either public or private. However, in both cases it meets high standards, so as travellers you have nothing to worry about! Hospitals generally stick to their appointment times, so it is rare that one needs to wait […]

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