The Turkish currency is Lira and it is used all over Turkey, in some resorts they may accept euros but rarely, you are best to just with Lira.

The Turkish Lira Banknotes are in denominations of 1 (rare) 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, and 200.
Turkish Lira coins are divided into Kuruş (koo-roosh) 1, 5, 10, 25,50.
Lastly there is the 1 Lira coin.turk_lirasi_resimleri


The exchange rate for Turkey is usually pretty good and you get rather a lot for your money, however as with any exchange rate it is always changing.

Changing money you can do before you go at the post office online or in-store as well as banks, supermarkets and at the airport. However you may find you get the best rate for your money if you change it in Turkey. You might also like to use our convert and buy tool with Travelex by clicking the link below.

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