Emergency

What are the working hours of pharmacies?

  In general terms, working hours of the pharmacies in Turkey are from 9 a.m. in...

Is it safe for women to walk alone at night?

It is safe for women to walk alone at night in Istanbul, and there are millions that do...

What are the common tourist scams in Istanbul?

One of them is the shoe-shine scam where the shoe shine person drops his brush on the...

If have been pickpocketed, what should I do?

There's not much you can do. Although you can lodge a complaint with the tourism...

What are a few Turkish words I can say if someone starts harassing me so they will stop?

Check out this video from Hollaback! Istanbul answering this very question!...

What is the emergency phone number?

for fire emergencies: 110 for police: 155 for health emergencies: 112 for road...

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