General information about Istanbul
CountryTurkey
Region Istanbul 34
Population11,174,257
Visitors/year12,414,000
Time ZoneEurope/Istanbul
Cost of living in Istanbul, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $138 $252
Food $113 $212
Transportation $45 $83
Communications and utilities $47 $62
Clothing $17 $64
Sports and leisure $22 $90
Accommodation in Istanbul, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$137
Shared room in city centre$252
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$225
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$419

Popular places and attractions of Istanbul

Galata Kulesi Byzantium
Galata Kulesi
Historic Site
9.7
Bebek Sahili Byzantium
Bebek Sahili
Waterfront
9.5
Suadiye Sahili Byzantium
Suadiye Sahili
Beach
9.5
Caddebostan Sahili Byzantium
Caddebostan Sahili
Waterfront
9.5
Rating9.5 / 10 (17,306 reviews)
Address Turkey, Istanbul, Caddebostan Mah., 34728
NeighborhoodCaddebostan
Websitehttp://t.co/yTQyTsY97Q
Details
Nevizade Byzantium
Nevizade
Entertainment
9.5
Eyüp Sultan Byzantium
Eyüp Sultan
Historic Site
9.5
Cemil Topuzlu Açıkhava Tiyatrosu Byzantium
Cemil Topuzlu Açıkhava Tiyatrosu
Amphitheater
9.5
Площадь Султанахмет (Sultanahmet Meydanı) Byzantium
Площадь Султанахмет (Sultanahmet Meydanı)
Plaza
9.5
Галатский мост (Galata Köprüsü) Byzantium
Галатский мост (Galata Köprüsü)
Bridge
9.4
Tarabya Sahili Byzantium
Tarabya Sahili
Waterfront
9.4
Гранд Базар (Kapalıçarşı) Byzantium
Гранд Базар (Kapalıçarşı)
Historic Site
9.4
Rating9.4 / 10 (23,892 reviews)
Address Turkey, Istanbul, Beyazıt,
NeighborhoodBeyazıt
Websitehttp://kapalicarsi.com.tr
Details
Büyük Çamlıca Tepesi Byzantium
Büyük Çamlıca Tepesi
Scenic Lookout
9.4
Moda Sahili Byzantium
Moda Sahili
Waterfront
9.4
Ortaköy Sahili Byzantium
Ortaköy Sahili
Waterfront
9.4
Mısır Çarşısı Byzantium
Mısır Çarşısı
Historic Site
9.4
Emirgan Sahili Byzantium
Emirgan Sahili
Waterfront
9.4
Yeniköy Sahili Byzantium
Yeniköy Sahili
Waterfront
9.3
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Parks, gardens and green spaces in Istanbul

Belgrad Ormanı Byzantium
Belgrad Ormanı
Forest
9.6
Fenerbahçe Parkı Byzantium
Fenerbahçe Parkı
Park
9.6
Emirgan Korusu Byzantium
Emirgan Korusu
Garden
9.5
Maçka Demokrasi Parkı Byzantium
Maçka Demokrasi Parkı
Park
9.5
Anadolu Hisarı Byzantium
Anadolu Hisarı
Other Outdoors
9.5
Парк Гюльхане (Gülhane Parkı) Byzantium
Парк Гюльхане (Gülhane Parkı)
Park
9.5
Bebek Parkı Byzantium
Bebek Parkı
Park
9.4
Polonezköy Tabiat Parkı Byzantium
Polonezköy Tabiat Parkı
Park
9.4
Yıldız Parkı Byzantium
Yıldız Parkı
Park
9.4
Atatürk Arboretumu Byzantium
Atatürk Arboretumu
Botanical Garden
9.3
Büyük Atatürk Parkı Byzantium
Büyük Atatürk Parkı
National Park
9.3
Yaşam Vadisi Byzantium
Yaşam Vadisi
Botanical Garden
9.4
Rating9.4 / 10 (274 reviews)
Details
Taksim Gezi Parkı Byzantium
Taksim Gezi Parkı
Park
9.3
Florya Atatürk Ormanı Byzantium
Florya Atatürk Ormanı
Forest
9.3
Özgürlük Parkı Yürüyüş Parkuru Byzantium
Özgürlük Parkı Yürüyüş Parkuru
Trail
9.3
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Cost of living and prices in Istanbul

Restaurants

Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 4.5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 18.0 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3.9 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2.6 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.1 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.7 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.9 USD

Markets

Food Water 1.5 liters 0.4 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.4 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.6 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.7 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.6 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5.0 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3.3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 0.9 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.6 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 7.7 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.6 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.8 USD

Transportation

Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.6 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 45.0 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 0.8 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.5 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 5.4 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.2 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 18,549.2 USD

Entertainment

Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 35.3 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 17.9 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4.6 USD

Goods

Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 36.6 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 24.8 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 55.7 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 53.9 USD

Accommodation

Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 419.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 225.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 765.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 416.7 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 75.2 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 14.7 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,928.1 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 836.4 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 580.6 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 10.1 %
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Istanbul

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Average high°C241913107810152025272717
Average temperature°C1915118656101520232313
Average low°C16128522481216181910
FogDays161921212320242118151515228
ThunderstormsDays23211111243223
Average precipitationMm.3157851139562585130282222654
Relative humidity%70808080808075757070657075
Wind speedKm/h19161717161917171717192018
Day LengthHours13121010101112141516151413

Location on map - Byzantium

Location on map - Byzantium

Istanbul - Closest airports

Cities in Turkey

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CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
 Month   
 TurkeyIstanbulByzantium11,174,257478 USD5.79.46.2
 TurkeyAnkaraAnkara3,517,182360 USD6.59.27.0
 TurkeyİzmirIzmir2,500,603366 USD6.78.68.6
 TurkeyBursaBursa1,412,701310 USD8.59.19.2
 TurkeyGaziantepGaziantep1,065,975