Istanbul is an amazing and very safe city. Nevertheless, like any other very touristy city, there are some tourist traps, scams and hustles you better know for a good vacation in Istanbul. Many tourists have a wonderful experience in Istanbul and most of them don't complain about some tricks or tourist traps that unfortunately still exist in the city. Don’t worry, any of those will be that terrible to ruin your vacation fully. We must say as well, that as in any other place in the world a wide majority of the locals are nice, friendly and very honest. However, in this article you will find a serious list of the bad practices that some cheaters do and how to avoid them.