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November 6, 2023

How to ride the cable car in Alanya for 10 liras?

You can do this if you have a residence permit or Turkish citizenship and are officially resident in Alanya. To prove your residence address, you need to show your account in the e-devlet app with your registration address to the ticket office employee selling tickets for the teleferic.
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November 4, 2023

Anatolian piyaz: a tasty and hearty symbol of Turkish cuisine

Turkish piyaz salad is familiar to many tourists and foreigners living in the country. However, few people know about the existence of Anatolian piyaz, the recipe of which, by the way, is officially registered by the Patent Institute of the Republic of Turkey and is a symbol of Antalya. Thanks to the composition of the salad is not only tasty, but also very hearty and allows you to get rid of hunger for a long time. In cafes it is often served with traditional lamb cutlets. This combination of dishes is called "k fte-piyaz". Many roadside cafes offer only this item on the menu plus a couple of soups and drinks and are nevertheless in great demand due to the quality of products, reasonable price and, of course, the cook, who must be a local Turk, because only he knows exactly how to cook real piyaz.
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November 3, 2023

List of Russian banks hit by sanctions

The US has expanded the sanctions list of banks: 🔸 Post Bank🔸 Russian Standard🔸 Absolut Bank🔸 Home Credit🔸 HKF Bank🔸 All-Russian Bank for the Development of Regions (VBRR)🔸 Blank Bank🔸 Russian Regional Bank
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October 30, 2023

Why the cost of real estate in Turkey continues to rise?

For a year everyone is waiting for the fall in real estate prices in Turkey, however, there is still there and the cost of real estate continues to rise. Why is this happening? There are several objective reasons: InflationInflation in the country, which exceeded 60%, stimulates the growth of prices not only for food, but also for construction materials and other costs associated with the construction of buildings. And since the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization of Turkey have approved normative prices for the construction of buildings for 2024 twice as high as last year's prices, there is no reason to expect any significant drop in prices. The price of land plots, especially in prestigious areas, is also on an upward trend.
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October 22, 2023

Gazipasa Attractions: Yalan Dunya Cave

Yalan Dunya is a unique cave located in Gazipasa on the slope of Asar Hill. Like many other caves it has a legend according to which two lovers were trapped on opposite sides of the cave as a result of a cave collapse. Yalan Dunya translates from Turkish as "false world", "false world".
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October 17, 2023

List of provinces where you need to show an expert valuation of 75,000 dollars to get a visa on tap: 

AdanaAydınAnkaraAntalyaBalıkesirBursaVanGaziantepDenizliDiyarbakirIzmirKayseriKahramanmaraşKocaeliKonyaMalatyaManisaMardinMersinMuglaOrduSakaryaSamsunIstanbulTekirdagTrabzonHatayŞanlıurfaErzurumEskişehir In localities other than the above provinces, it is sufficient to show an expert appraisal of 50,000 dollars.
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October 9, 2023

Penalties and entry bans for overstaying the visa-free regime and for refusal of residence permit in Turkey

Foreigners who have exceeded the period of visa-free stay in Turkey, or have been denied a residence permit, will be issued a fine and in some cases a ban on entry when leaving the country. When leaving the country, the passport control officer will calculate the amount of the fine and issue a receipt for its payment. The amount of the fine depends on your nationality and the length of time you have been overstaying. Let's take a closer look at the terms of bans and when they apply.
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October 7, 2023

Real estate taxes in Turkey

1. One-time tax on the purchase of real estate: Payable on a one-time basis when buying a property and is 4% of the cadastral value of the property. 2. One-time income tax It is paid one-time when selling real estate, which is owned for less than 5 years.
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October 5, 2023

Russian Center for Education, Culture and Art in Istanbul

Have you moved or are you planning to move to Istanbul? Keep useful information about the Russian language center in Istanbul. Here there are face-to-face and distance group classes in programs:- Turkish language for adults and children- Russian for adults and children- Russian as a foreign language
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October 4, 2023

Can I get a refund for an air ticket purchased on a non-refundable fare?

Yes, in some cases it is possible. Which cases? If a family member or close relative of the passenger falls ill.Death of a passenger's family member.Failure of the air carrier to fulfill obligations on its part. Such are:
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September 30, 2023

Can I make a power of attorney for representation while in Turkey?

Yes, you can. There are two ways to execute a power of attorney in Turkey: - to execute a power of attorney at the consulate of your country- Register a power of attorney with a Turkish notary public.
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September 29, 2023

The order of inheritance in Turkey. Inheritance tax.

According to the legislation of Turkey, foreign citizens have the same rights as Turkish heirs. The right of inheritance comes from the moment of death of the testator, and the statute of limitations on the application of heirs of their rights is 10 years. Turkish laws define the order of inheritance, according to which the property of the testator is distributed. Even if the latter left a will, the following relatives are entitled to receive their share. The order of succession is as follows:
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