• The legal drinking age in Turkey is 18 years of age.
• You should always carry a valid ID when visiting bars or nightclubs.
• It’s unlawful to drink on the streets or in your car.
• Do not drink excessively, “smart drinking” is always recommended when visiting bars or nightclub.
• If you plan on staying out late, make sure someone accompanies you.
• When going to a bar or nightclub, always be aware of what you are being served and never leave your drink unattended.
For more information you can call Istanbul Tourism Police.


  1. Dear Sir or Madam,

    Respectfully: some constructive criticism .
    Should the caption Sart Drinking be Smart Drinking?

    Kind regards, Hendrik Tans

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