The airport in the movie (Ataturk Airport) is closed now. Most planes to Istanbul land in the new "Istanbul Airport", which is not connected o the city by tram or metro. However there are shuttle buses, you can find the schedules here: www.havaist.com
A taxi from the airport to Taksim or Sultanahmet costs about 120-150 TL.
A video guide for Istanbul, about how to get where, costs, and how to spend your precious time in this beautiful city.
Please note that prices are subject to change, we will try to update as much as possible here in the description, but you can also check the websites underneath.
At the time of filming the exchange rates were:
1 US$ : 2.86 TL
1 Euro :3.26 TL
As of January 2017, the exchange rates are
1 US$ : 3.62 TL
1 Euro :3.84 TL
As of November 2018, the exchange rates are
1 US$ : 5.50 TL
1 Euro :6.25 TL
As of August 2020, the exchange rates are
1 US$ : 6.98 TL
1 Euro :8.22 TL
This is god news for visitors, as Turkish Lira prices are mostly unchanged, or changed very little.
You can check the following links for additional information on the subjects covered in this video:
Zoe's Secret Food Tours Istanbul:
Museum Pass Official Website : www.muzekart.com/en/museum-pass/about_27.html
Timetables, maps and everything for public transport : www.ulasim.istanbul/en
Topkapı Museum official site: topkapisarayi.gov.tr
Hagia Sophia Museum : ayasofyamuzesi.gov.tr/en
Archeology Museum : www.istanbularkeoloji.gov.tr
Places appearing in the video:
Istanbul Bookstore: www.istanbulkitapcisi.com/magaza/
Barba Vasilis Rum Meyhanesi : barbavasilis.com/en/barbavasilis-istanbul-greek-taverna/
Sultanahmet Köftecisi : www.sultanahmetkoftesi.com
Hotel Troya Balat : www.troyahotelbalat.com/
Karadeniz Pidecisi : www.karadenizpide.com.tr/
Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi : www.mehmetefendi.com/eng/pages/index.html
1 Jul 2016