Accommodation, Getting Around, Sightseeing & Shopping – Turkish Language for Tourists

by Istanbul Trails

in Basic Turkish for Tourists, City Trip

Whether you want to find your way around town, do some sightseeing, indulge in a shopping spree or book accommodation in Istanbul, I’m sure you’ll find some useful words in this forth post of my Turkish Language for Tourists series.

Accommodation

air-conditioning klima
balcony balkon
bathroom banyo
bed yatak
breakfast kahvaltı
dinner akşam yemeği
double room çift kişilik oda
hotel otel
key anahtar
lift asansör
luggage bagaj
lunch öğle yemeği
reception resepsiyon
restaurant restoran / lokanta
room oda
room service oda servisi
shampoo şampuan
shower duş
single room tek kişilik oda
soap sabun
swimming pool havuz
toilet tuvalet
toilet paper tuvalet kağıdı
towel havlu

Getting Around in Turkish

airport havalimanı
avenue cadde
bus / coach otobüs
bus / coach station otogar
bus stop otobüs durağı
car araba
car park otopark
driver şoför
fare ücret
ferry vapur
lake göl
map harita
passenger yolcu
plane uçak
platform peron
port liman
quay iskele
river nehir
road yol
sea deniz
sea bus deniz otobüsü
ship gemi
station istasyon
street sokak
subway / underground metro
taxi taksi
ticket bilet
ticket office billet gişesi
timetable tarife
train tren

Turkish Sightseeing Words

castle hisar
church kilise
island ada
mosque camii
museum müze
palace saray
park park
square meydan
theological college medrese
tomb türbe
tourism turizm
tourist turist
tourist information office turizm danışma bürosu
tower kule
Turkish bath hamam

Shopping in Turkish

Usefull Words
shop mağaza / dükkan
price fiyat
cheap ucuz
expensive pahalı
discount indirim
bargaining pazarlık
till receipt fiş
invoice fatura
size (clothes) beden
size (shoes) numara
to buy satın almak
sale satış
rent kira
quality kalite
high quality kaliteli
this one bunu
that one şunu
How many? Kaç tane?
How much? (price) Kaç para?
carpet halı
Colours Renkler
black siyah
blue mavi
brown kahverengi
green yeşil
orange turuncu
pink pembe
purple mor
red kırmızı
yellow sarı
white beyaz
Shops Mağazalar
antiques shop antikacı
bakery fırın
bazaar pazar
book shop kitapçı
butcher kasap
fishmonger balıkçı
greengrocer manav
hairdresser kuaför
leather shop derici
market çarşı
newsstand gazeteci
patisserie pastane
post office postacı
shoe shop ayakkabıcı
stationer kırtasiye
supermarket süpermarket
tailor terzi

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