Essential information if you are travelling to Istanbul from Pakistan. Get quick facts, top places to visits and best time of year to visit Istanbul, Turkey.
|Languages||Turkish (Official), Kurdish, English is widely spoken|
|Currency||Turkish Lira (TRY)|
|Religion||Muslim (Suni majority & Alevi minority), Christianity, Jews & Others|
|Electricity||220 Volts / 50 Hz (European Plug)|
|Time Zone||UTC +3 Hours|
|Drive||Right side of the road|
The best time to visit Istanbul is between March to May when weather is moderate and you can enjoy city walk. Second option is to travel between September and November. It is recommended to avoid travelling in extreme cold months. Following is a chart of average monthly temperature in Istanbul.
If you are visiting Istanbul, do not forget to go following highly recommended places.