Get around with the Istanbul Metro

Posted on 18th March 2012 by

If you’re not sure about how to get to different areas in Istanbul, then you should definitely check out the Istanbul Metro. The construction of this highly efficient underground train network began in 1992, and the first line became live in 200. The 8.5km line has six stations, which are labelled by colour, making it really easy to get around. Currently, there are 9 different French-made trains in service, and they run every five minutes. If you were to take a trip along the entire line, it would only take 12 minutes. So it’s obviously one of the quickest and best ways to get around the city. What’s more, the tickets are pretty inexpensive, too. So if you’re looking to avoid expensive taxi fares, then this is certainly one of the best ways to do so.

The network is also made to withstand an earthquake up to 9 on the Richter Scale, making it incredibly sturdy and safe too. Travel with convenience and in safety with the Istanbul Metro.

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