Istanbul is one of the largest cities in Eastern Europe and the population of more than 14 million people. All travelers to Istanbul will find most people reliable, friendly and hospitable. Istanbul’s overall crime rate remains less than that of other big cities. So, Istanbul is one of the safest places in the world to visit.
There is no any travel restrictions in and around Istanbul. Nonetheless, for all journey into the eastern and southeastern Turkey and locations on the borders near Syria, Iran, and Iraq, extra security precautions must be taken.