5 useful websites for tourists in Istanbul
Turkey is one of the most important tourist destinations in the world, According to a previous statement by the Turkish Minister of Tourism (Mehmet Ersoy), the number of foreign tourists during the year 2018 exceeded 40 million tourists, and the Turkish government continues to strengthen the tourism sector, which aims to attract 48 million tourists in 2019.
The Turkish government is also working to strengthen the cyber services for all visitors, and provide these services in several languages to reach the largest number of visitors.
And as it’s known, Istanbul is one of the most attractive Turkish states, So Here are some important links for anyone who wants to visit Istanbul:
1- Website of the General Directorate of State Airports (Devlet Hava Meydanları İşletmesi Genel Müdürlüğü)
The site includes all information about government airports in all Turkish states. It also includes a list of all incoming and outgoing flights to all airports. The site is available in Turkish and English.
2- The Directorate of Culture and Tourism in Istanbul (İstanbul İl Kültür ve Turizm Müdürlüğü):
The site includes many options on everything related to Istanbul's tourist and cultural sites and events, the most famous archaeological sites, libraries, theaters, museums ... and many other tourist destinations with a description of these sites and how to access them. The site is available in Turkish and English.
3- Metro İstanbul:
Istanbul has one of the largest land transport networks in the world. The network covers all parts of Istanbul via different transport lines (metro, tramway, Marmara line, metrobüs line, cable car).
This site will help you, through a high-resolution map, to know the directions of all the land transport lines in Istanbul with the starting and arrival dates from and to the stations.
4- Istanbul Maritime Bus Site (ido):
Istanbul is a city surrounded by water bodies from all directions, and it is a great idea to navigate between different areas by bus (Deniz Otobüsleri), so you will save time away from traffic, also sightseeing on the surrounding banks.
You can find out the dates of trips in all stations and the cost of each trip. The site is available in Turkish and English.
5- TÜYAP Exhibition City:
Your visit to Turkey during the summer vacation may be a good opportunity to attend some exhibitions during the visit.
TÜYAP is one of the largest companies specialized in organizing international exhibitions in Turkey, exhibitions in various fields and throughout the year.
The site includes a schedule of exhibition dates and is available in Turkish and English
These were some of the links that might benefit the tourist in Istanbul, and certainly there are many other useful sites.
In conclusion, we wish you a happy holiday in Istanbul .
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