CULTURAL TIPS offered by Archaeologous

 Cultural Tips and Facts

~ Silence, respect, and a covering of women's heads in mosques is required, (scarves are loaned out at the door)  

~ The water is safe to drink.

~ change money only in banks and street currency exchanges, not airports. (much higher rate)

~ Keep exchange slips when changing money, you will need it later when you change it back.

~Zero tolerance drug policy in Turkey.

~No topless sunbathing.

~Emergency number…Police #155, and Medical Assistance #112  

Carry change for public bathrooms just in case.