Istanbul Money and Exchange Rates (Turkey)

The official currency in Istanbul is the Turkish Lire, but the Euro and the US Dollar are accepted in restaurants, hotels, and other businesses around the city. The currency exchange rate vacillates, but it usually stays around 1 USD = 2.95 Turkish Lira, 1 GBP = 4.26 Turkish Lira and 1 Euro = 3,24 Turkish Lira (TL – TRY). (Exchange Date 03.02.2016)