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Religious and National Holidays in Turkey


Religious and National Holidays in Turkey

Being in Turkey during national and religious holidays or special times such as Ramazan can be exciting, but can also cause some disruption to your holiday. Here we give you dates of the important holidays in Turkey and explain a little of the background.

National holidays

  • New Year’s Day 
  • Apr 23: National Sovereignty and Children´s Day
  • May 19: Atatürk Commemoration and Youth & Sports Day 
  • August 30: Victory Day
  • Oct 29: Republic Day 


Religious holidays

  • Kurban Bayrami (the Festival of Sacrifice)
  • Ramazan Bayram (Seker Bayrami)
  • Ramazan in Turkey


Language tips for Bayrams (religious festivals)

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