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'Highlights West Turkey'

Useful addresses


Embassy of Turkey
2525 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel.: 202-612 6740 / 6741
Fax: 202-319 1639
Web site: Embassy of Turkey in Washington


Consulate General for the Republic of Turkey
Rutland Lodge, Rutland Gardens, Knightsbridge
London SW7 1BW
Tel.: 020-7591 6900
Fax: 020-7591 6911
Web site: Consulate General of Turkey in London


Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
184 Boulevard Malesherbes
75017 Paris
Tel.: 01-4763 1714
Fax: 01-4763 7888

One needs a visa to enter Turkey. Visitors from Europe or the USA can obtain one at the border for 10 euro.


For up to date information about health risks, go to the site of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Turkey

Always consult your family doctor as well.


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If you know which places you are going to visit, you can find out online if and where there are ATM's that you can use with MasterCard and Cirrus or Visa

Safety and security

Traveling in some countries or regions brings risks with it. That doesn't need to stop you from going there, but part of a thourough preparation of your trip is finding out about possible risks.

A good place to look is the CIA World Factbook: Turkey. Always seek advice from your own country's foreign department as well.

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