Istanbul - Travel Safety, Climate, Cost of Living, Attractions

Istanbul

Country
Turkey
Country Safety
Country Safety Index Countries rated from o-100, where the lower number = less safe and higher number = more safe
58.97
Source: Numbeo
Cost of Living
Hotel Prices
There are over 2200 hotels in Istanbul
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Currency
TRY
Monthly Rental Prices Prices shown in USD
Istanbul
$ 374.52
Food Cost Prices shown in USD
Istanbul
$ 4.37
$ 5.25
$ 20.42
- Fast Food Meal Cost
- Inexpensive Restaurant Cost
- Mid-Range Restaurant Cost
Cost of Going to a Cinema Prices shown in USD
Istanbul
$ 4.96
Source: Numbeo
Attractions
Top Attractions
  • Hagia Sophia
  • Topkapı Palace
  • Sultan Ahmed Mosque
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Basilica Cistern
  • Galata Tower
  • Süleymaniye Mosque
  • Dolmabahçe Palace
  • Chora Church
  • Golden Horn
  • Spice Bazaar
  • İstiklal Avenue
  • Hippodrome of Constantinople
  • İstanbul Archaeology Museums
  • Beyazıt Square
  • Istanbul Modern Art Museum
  • Nişantaşı
  • Miniatürk
  • Gülhane Park
  • New Mosque
  • Maiden's Tower
  • Little Hagia Sophia
  • Ortaköy Mosque
  • Rüstem Pasha Mosque
Top Shopping Centers Malls, markets, etc
  • Istinye Park Shopping Center
  • Galleria Shopping Mall
  • Mall of İstanbul
  • Forum İstanbul
  • Capitol Shopping Center
  • Cevahir AVM
  • Olivium Outlet Center
  • Akmerkez
  • Aqua Florya Mall and Life Center
  • Istanbul Shopping Center
  • Viaport Shopping Center
  • Astoria Shopping Center
  • Buyaka Shopping Centre
  • Flyinn Mall
  • Historia Mall
  • City's Nişantaşı Alışveriş Merkezi
  • Zorlu Center
  • Demirören Istiklal
  • Tepe Nautilus Shopping Center
Top Museums and Galleries
  • Garaj
  • Arter
  • Istanbul Modern
  • Galeri Manâ
  • Rodeo
  • Galeri Nev
  • Pera Museum
  • Santral Istanbul
  • Yapi Kredi Kültür Merkezi
Top Nightlife Spots Neighborhoods / districts, famous bars or clubs, etc
  • Pub Crawl Istanbul
  • Reina
  • Suada Club Galatasaray İsland
  • Tektekci
  • U2 İstanbul İrish Pub
  • Nardis Jazz Club
  • Sah Bar
  • Arsen Lupen
  • Eskici Pub
  • The Port Shield
  • Ritim
  • Dorock Heavy Metal Club
  • LoVe DancePoint
  • Rıddım Club
  • 11:11
  • Balkon Restaurant & Bar
  • Mayotte Pub & Live Music
  • Peyote Istanbul
  • Arka Oda
  • Zarifi Restaurant
Notable Parks
  • Yıldız Park
  • Gülhane Parkı
  • International Park & Cafe Panorama
  • Emirgan Woods
  • Maçka Demokrasi Parkı
  • Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanical Garden
  • Fenerbahçe Parkı
  • Freedom Park
  • Intercity İstanbul Park
  • Cihangir Park
  • Bakirkoy Botanic Park
  • Fındıklı Parkı
  • Taksim Gezi Park
  • Yoğurtçu Parkı
  • Sanatkarlar Parkı
Highest Building
Anthill Residence = 194 m
Transportation
Public Transportation Options
  • Metro
  • Tram
  • Commuter rail
  • Funicular
  • Bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Bus system
  • Ferryboats
  • Seabus
  • Aerial lift
Uber and Alternatives Reliable non-public transportation options
  • Uber
  • Bitaksi
  • Blacklane
Internet
Internet Connection Average Internet connection speed in the country
6.2 Mb/s
Internet Availability Percentage of the population of the country with access to the Internet
53.7 %
Geography
Geographic Region
West & Central Asia
State / Province / Region of the country
Marmara
Nearest Bodies of Water
  • Marmara Sea
  • Bosphorus Straits
  • Golden Horn
  • Black Sea
Demographics
Population
14,804,116 people
Languages
Turkish, Kurdish
Smoking Age Age where you can legally buy cigarettes in this country
18
City Religious Breakdown % of the population in top religious groups
Islam
Other Info
Geo Coordinates
41.00824°N 28.97836°E
Parent Territory
Type
City

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