Cost of Living in Istanbul
The cost of living in Istanbul is lower than many other European cities. Experiences also show that students in Istanbul spend approximately 500-900 € per month including room, food and transportation. However, the amount of money you will need depends on your life style. For example, if you plan to travel to different parts of Turkey, you will definitely need more money.
Below is an average monthly budget in Turkish Liras to give you an idea of cost of living.
A number of items with their average prices: