Official Holidays / Working Hours

Working Hours in Turkey
From 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Monday to Friday, with a break between 12:00 to 1:30 PM

National / Official Holidays in Turkey:
* Jan 01 New Year's Day (First day of the Gregorian new year)* Apr 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day (Commemoration of the first opening of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey at Ankara in 1920. Dedicated to the children.)* May 01 Labour and Solidarity Day (May Day)
* May 19 Atatürk Commemoration and Youth & Sports Day (Commemoration of the beginning of national liberation movement initiated in 1919 by Ataturk's landing in Samsun. Dedicated to the youth.)
* July 15 Democracy and National Unity Day (Commemoration of the national unity against the coup d'état attempt for democracy in 2016)
* Aug 30 Victory Day (Commemoration of the victory at the final battle in Dumlupinar ending the Turkish Independence War in 1922, dedicated to the armed forces.)
* Oct 29 Republic Day (Commemoration of the proclamation of the republic in 1923. Also the halfday in the afternoon of previous day.)
* Ramazan Bayramı / Sugar Feast: Three-day festival when sweets are eaten to celebrate the end of the fast of Ramazan. (A Moslem moveable feast) (The dates of these religious festivals change according to the Muslim lunar calendar and thus occur 12 days earlier each year.)
* Kurban Bayramı / Sacrifies Feast: (A Moslem moveable feast) Four-day festival when sacrificial sheep are slaughtered and their meat distributed amongst the poor, neighbours and within the family