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I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

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I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

Is it safe for Americans to go to Istanbul at this time when there are riots in the streets? In fact, is it safe for anyone?

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1. Re: I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

Hi brer,

There is an active discussion going on here:

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g293974-i368-k6547…

You should check that thread out.

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2. Re: I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

brer..there are no Riots..yes there are demonstrations and protests but if you are staying in the suntanahmet district you will be fine..yes please reas the above link

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3. Re: I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

It is no different for Americans than anyone else.

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4. Re: I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

It is safe. I'm an American and I've been living in Istanbul for the last year. I know many foreigners, and nobody has any problems. The protests aren't fighting and they'll likely die down any-day. For the next few days, transportation can be a bit challenging but I'm sure within a week everything will smooth out.

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5. Re: I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

Americans are safe - we are only interested in Canadians :-)

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6. Re: I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

scbc...LOL I am Canadian !!!!

Just to add I have American friends in Istanbul that live in the Etiler, Besiktas, area and I asked them how things are and they replied " We just have to be careful not to go certain places in the city"

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7. Re: I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

Canmom - please remove the Canadian flag from your backpack!

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8. Re: I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

LOL canmom, great typo suntanahmet :o)

My canadian cousins are visiting soon, should i warn them! ;-)

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9. Re: I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

Istanbul now very good city :)

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10. Re: I'm wondering if it's safe for Americans to go to Istanbul.

Hi - I note that you're American living in Istanbul - I an retired single female American planning to visit Istanbul Oct 9-12, 2014 - can you please give me any information about lodging, tours, safety, etc - thanks much!

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