PRICES, RATES & PACTICAL INFORMATIONS

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prices:
coffee ~ 3 ytl
beer 0.5 l. (shop) ~ 3ytl
beer 0.5 l. (bar) ~ 5 ytl
bread ~ 1 ytl
drinks in can (330 ml) ~ 1,5 ytl
museum fee ~ 10 ytl
cinema ticket ~ 10ytl
public transportation ticket ~ 1,5 ytl

electricity:
As in most of Europe the electrical current is 220 volts plugs have two round ends.
Some have thick and narrow ends. The ones with narrow ends are more commonly used.
time zone:
The local time in Turkey is the Eastern European Time which is GMT+2 hours.
working hours:
Museums are usually open between 08:30 – 18:30.
Private offices are open between 09:00 – 18:00, and public offices between 8:00 – 17:00.
Shops are usually open between 09:00 – 22:00.
Banks are open weekdays between 08:30 - 17:00
Exchange offices are between 08:00 – 21:00.
Public offices are closed over the weekend.