Indian nationals visiting Turkey, particularly Istanbul are advised to take care of their belongings, in particular handbags, passports and travel documents, especially in crowded public areas like airports / bus stops, shopping malls and places of tourist interest.

Can I wear shorts in Istanbul? In the City

Well, you are a tourist, right? No problem wearing shorts for comfort, except when you visit mosques. As for Turks, most of them will be wearing « smart casual » clothes: sleeved summer dresses or sleeved top and skirt for women, short-sleeved shirt and long trousers for men. Footwear can be shoes or sandals.

Then, Is Bollywood popular in Turkey? It is therefore no surprise that locals in Turkey are now well-versed with Bollywood. And no points for guessing who their favorite star is! Yes, it is none other than the dimpled romantic King of Bollywood – Shah Rukh Khan.

Is Turkey cheaper than India? Turkey is 40.5% more expensive than India.


Is Istanbul beautiful?

Istanbul is a beautiful amalgamation of cultures, of old and new and has a welcoming vibe. By far, it is on my list of the topmost beautiful cities in the whole world.

What is Turkey’s main religion? In Turkey, 90% of the population are Muslims. Islam is the country’s main religion.

Does Istanbul have a red light district? Zürafa Street, Istanbul’s most famous red light district, houses 15 brothels where two has been closed and four other face temporary closure. « First they put us here not to work on the street and now they are putting us back to streets by closing our workplaces, » a sex worker complained.

Can I wear leggings in Turkey? You can totally wear anything you want in Istanbul. Leggings, mini skirts, tank tops, anything. You are likely to be in either the city center and touristy areas and I’m sure you’ll see Turkish women dressed far more provocatively than you.

Do Turks watch Indian movies?

A Turkish channel’s deputy manager has said that Hindi serials are quite popular in Turkey and also revealed that Bollywood films Dangal, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Chennai Express and Jodhaa Akbar are also extremely loved. Hindi serials are currently ruling the Turkish television scene.

Where do Turkish celebrities live in Turkey? A new celebrity hotspot is the Palmarina in Yalikavak just outside Bodrum. This wealthy billionaires’ playground is packed full of designer shops and restaurants. Along from Yalikavak is the Turkbuku, where Prince Charles has been a visitor.

Which Indian drama is famous in Turkey?

Bir Garip Ask is much more popular in Turkey than Feriha and Fatmagul combined in India, leave alone any one individually.

Are there any Indians living in Turkey? Indians in Turkey are a small community numbering 300 and comprising roughly 100 families. Most of them work as doctors and computer engineers or employees in multinational corporations. India also has a small business presence in Turkey through representative offices of Reliance Industries, Tata Motors and Indorama.

Is Dubai cheaper than Turkey?

Cost of living in Istanbul (Turkey) is 72% cheaper than in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

Is the Euro accepted in Turkey?

The Euro is widely accepted as currency in Turkey in tourist areas. However, the rate that you will be given will likely be much worse than the actual value of the Euro, which means that you will lose a lot of money by paying in Euros in Turkey. What is this? Always pay in the local currency – Turkish Lira.

Is Istanbul cheap or expensive? When compared to many major cities in the world and in Europe prices, Istanbul isn’t too expensive. It is expensive relative to the other destinations in EU such as Poland, Romania or Bulgaria.

Is Istanbul dirty? Overall, the streets of Istanbul are clean, but its metro is spotless, to such an extent that we can compare it to the fabulous Moscow Metro.

Can you drink alcohol in Istanbul?

Anyone over the age of 18 can buy alcoholic drinks in restaurants, bars etc. The local drinks like beer and wine are very reasonably priced but imported drinks can be a bit more expensive.

Are Turkish people friendly? Yes! Turkish people are incredibly friendly, love to help, and are very inquisitive. They often ask questions such as “How old are you?” or “How much money do you earn?” that can feel invasive, and staring is common.

Do Turkish people drink alcohol?

Background. Alcohol consumption is 1.5 litres per person in Turkey, which is amongst the highest number in the Middle East. Turkey is a secular country and even though most of the population is Muslim, the consumption of rakı which is an alcoholic beverage is a significant part of Turkey’s food culture.

Is alcohol legal in Turkey? Drinking alcohol is legal in Turkey as long as you are above the legal age limit of 18. Since the foundation of the Turkish Republic, drinking alcohol has been free in Turkey. Alcohol was banned only for a brief period before 1924, during the Turkish Independence War.

Are prostitutes legal in Turkey?

Prostitution is legal in Turkey in licensed brothels, but soliciting and procuring are not. Four brothels were sealed for a three-month period by the police as a result of the charge, and two were permanently closed as repeat offenders.

Is there prostitutes in Istanbul? Even though sex work is legal, Istanbul has only one legal brothel, in the Karaköy district near the Galata tower. This has left women vulnerable to violence and exploitation on the streets, consigned to plying their trade in the rougher neighbourhoods of this city.

Can I drink alcohol in Turkey?

The sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages is age limited to persons 18 and over.


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