Need to Know | Guides to Everyone Travelling to Istanbul| Page 7 of 8 | HeyTripster

World’s Largest Airport in Istanbul

Istanbul International Airport began operating as the world’s largest airport on October 29, 2018. The airport, which has been serving its passengers at full capacity since April 6, 2019, has been awarded the Global Traveller’s Leisure Lifestyle Award, one of the most prestigious awards in the tourism sector, for “Outstanding Innovation”, with the Special Achievement Award.

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Best Outdoor Activities in Istanbul

Istanbul has become the first choice for many holidaymakers, attracting a large number of tourists annually and leading many European cities in tourism. There are many things you can do on an Istanbul trip like visiting historical and natural places, restaurants, and touristic areas. But if you want to make your trip unique, we recommend that you take an interest in activities in Istanbul. If you add activities to visit Istanbul’s natural and tourist areas on your itinerary, you will spend a lifetime vacation.

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Where to Watch Whirling Dervishes in Istanbul?

When you come to Istanbul, you’ll see many areas where modern city life and the exotic East come together. The historical fabric of this unique city is carefully preserved and many exotic events are held within the framework of respect for historical values. There are various Ottoman art workshops in Istanbul and some religious ceremonies that you have a chance to participate in.

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How to Avoid Tourist Scams in Istanbul

Like every big city, Istanbul has its scammers – although they may be fewer than in some other parts of the world. And the Turks are generally an honest people so if a Turk realises you’re being scammed he’ll often try to warn you. Nonetheless, it’s sensible to be prepared and to take precautions. Here we’ll introduce you to some of the common scams and how to avoid them.

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