The currency used in Turkey is called "
Travelers to Turkey are recommended to check
the exchange rates daily when they wish to
buy the Turkish currency.
Limits: There is no limit on the amount of
foreign currency that may be brought into
Turkey, but not more than $ 5,000 worth of
Turkish currency may be brought into or
taken out of the country.
Exchange slips: The exchange slips for the
conversion of foreign currency into Turkish
lira should be kept, since you may be
required to show these when reconverting
your Turkish lira back into foreign
currency, and when taking souvenirs out of
the country (to prove that they have been
purchased with legally exchanged foreign