Useful Information For Your Visit to Çanakkale

Çanakkale, Turkey’s city full of beauties that will not end with visiting Canakkale tourist attractions, is a city that welcomes tourists in summer and winter. We hope that you will leave Çanakkale with good memories after your visit. Trip designers write about the cities they live in from their own perspectives, and we share local and up-to-date information with you.

You can view the Canakkale places to visit routes prepared by our trip designers based on their own footprints, via this link.

We have compiled information that we think may be useful for your trip to Canakkale sightseeing. We wish you pleasant reading.

Here is some quick information:

  • Theft: Be careful as you are anywhere in the world, although there is no longer a common theft problem.
  • Dresscode: Apart from some very conservative districts in Çanakkale, you won’t have any problems with your clothes.
  • Especially on the days when you are going to visit the mosque (women), be sure to take a scarf, etc. that you can cover yourself, especially your hair. Men cannot enter the mosque with shorts on their knees.
  • Do not forget to take the hotel card which contains the name, address, and phone number of the hotel with you in case you get lost. Phones may run out of charge.
  • Do not forget to take the Turkish lira with you. In some places on the itinerary, a credit card does not pass. Even if they agree to buy dollars or euros, shopping in this way will be harmful to you.
  • Do not forget to take copies of the front pages of your passport and visa if necessary, but not the original one.

1. When You Need the Consulate in Çanakkale

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The Consulate is a unit of your country’s Embassy. The Embassy is responsible for the political and diplomatic relations between your country and that in which it’s located. Consulates exist to support the citizens of the countries they represent. So the Consulate is a representative of your country which you can contact for advice and support while in Turkey. You can read more here.
Australia Consulate, Ukraine Honorary Consulate.

2. Best Local Souvenirs in Çanakkale

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You can compare Çanakkale bazaars to a big store selling local products. Here you can find local products, especially souvenirs everywhere. Turks like bargaining and find it sincere. So feel free to bargain. Some Turks want to shake hands while bargaining with you. Shaking hands while bargaining means “agreement”. Shaking hands also tells us that the bargaining is almost over.

3. How to Avoid Tourist Scams in Çanakkale

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Like every touristic city, Çanakkale may have its scammers – although they may be fewer than in some other parts of the world. And the Turks are generally honest people so if a Turk realizes you’re being scammed they’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.

A quick tip: Be wary of those who try to sell you something (Perfume, watch, carpet, extra tour, etc.) outside of any store. If someone offers to have a free tour without selling anything, he will probably try to sell something again at the end of the tour.

 

4. Local Things To Do in Çanakkale

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As most locals do, you can download the Getir app to order food, groceries, and water. Now Getir is active in many countries around the world.

5. Everything You Need to Know About Transportation in Çanakkale

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One of the best ways to get to know a city is to use public transport to discover things to do in Canakkale. It gives the feeling of living there and adds an air of originality. Antalya, which is a tourist destination in summer and winter, is a crowded city from time to time and traffic can be heavy, so it is extremely important to plan your trip. As in any cosmopolitan city, there are rush hours, and these are best avoided whenever possible.

Only buses and trams are used as public transportation in Muğla. You can see the bus numbers, routes, bus stops, and schedules via this link. You can purchase and load the balance to a valid Kentkard card for transportation from these points. This site is in Turkish therefore, to see all load points, click ‘Tüm bayileri göster’ button. With the “fastPay” application, which can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store or Google Play Store, you can transfer money to your city card online without searching for a loading point.

 

6. Museum Pass

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If you are going to travel around Turkey, you may need Museum Pass Turkey. With Museum Pass Turkey, you can visit more than three hundred museums and archaeological sites that belong to the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Directorate of National Palaces for fifteen days and enjoy your trip through time.
The price of Museum Pass Turkey which is valid for fifteen days starting from your first museum and archaeological site entrance is around 60£.

Please click for Museum Pass Turkey sales points.

Click to see all museums and archaeological sites belonging to the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism you can visit with Museum Pass Turkey.

 

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