Istanbul

NEXperiencecorner

  • Dress modestly and remember that some of the city’s most popular attractions, such as the Blue Mosque, are actually religious destinations as well – be respectful!
  • In mosques women must cover their heads, so be sure to have a head scarf with you. Also, take appropriate clothing (no shorts allowed).
  • Keep in mind that Istanbul is a very hilly city: wear comfortable shoes, as you are likely to be doing a lot of walking and the city has many slopes.
  • The city’s public transportation is modern, clean, efficient and inexpensive. For many visitors (and locals), the tram system is an especially handy way to get around.
  • You can buy a museum pass valid for 3 or 5 days. Check the exact conditions (google Istanbul pass) to decide if it suits you and be aware that it doesn’t include transportation.

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