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Women's attire

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Women's attire

Will be in Turkey (Antalya, Ismir, and Istanbul this week and next. What is proper women's attire (age 45). Need info for packing. Thank you.

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1. Re: Women's attire

What you wear in Canada is ok. If you'll visit mosques, bring a thin scarf to cover the head. If you don't have one you can buy it (doubles as a souvenir) in the touristic part of Istanbul, which is where you'll be visiting the mosques anyway.

Of course check the weather forecast for those cities and pack accordingly.

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2. Re: Women's attire

Wear whatever you feel most comfortable in during warm weather and when you are doing a lot of walking.You will see all fashions in all area's,from ladies fully black clad in long robes to shorts and strappy tops and all things in between.Antalya is a holiday seaside town so shorts are fine.İzmir is a city so wear the same things you'd wear in town at home,same in Istanbul.

As NKT mentioned if you intend visiting any mosques anywhere then just cover your head with a sarf and make sure you have at least a knee length skirt on or some trousers.This isn't Iran so don't worry :)

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