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11th DEVELOPMENT PLAN MEETING HELD IN ISTANBUL
18 May 2018

11TH DEVELOPMENT PLAN MEETING HELD IN ISTANBUL

As part of the activities carried out by the Ministry of Development within the scope of 11th Development Plan, a meeting was held in Istanbul. It was the third of a series of meetings, organized in seven regions of Turkey.
"THE SULTAN OF THE 11 MONTHS" BEGINS
15 May 2018

"THE SULTAN OF THE 11 MONTHS" BEGINS

Holy month of Ramadan, which is also called the "Sultan of the 11 Months" begins with first Tarawih prayer on Tuesday, May 15. Muslims will fast during Ramadan.
"ISTANBUL’S SEASIDE LEISURE" EXHIBITION AT PERA MUSEUM
03 May 2018

"ISTANBUL’S SEASIDE LEISURE" EXHIBITION AT PERA...

Organized by Pera Museum and Istanbul Research Institute, "Istanbul’s Seaside Leisure: Nostalgia from Sea Baths to Beaches" exhibition focuses on the significant cultural and sociological transformation that took place in Istanbul’s multifaceted and...
101 ISTANBUL FLAVORS FESTIVAL TO BE HELD ON APRIL 29
30 April 2018

101 ISTANBUL FLAVORS FESTIVAL TO BE HELD ON APRIL...

Like everything else in Istanbul, food and food culture also bear the traces of two empires, dozens of nations and thousands of years. In this grand city, which has one of the richest food cultures in the world, it is possible to find a Turkish dish...
YEDİTEPE BIENNIAL CONTINUES
26 April 2018

YEDİTEPE BIENNIAL CONTINUES

The Yeditepe Biennale, opened in Hagia Sophia on March 31, continues with more than 600 artists from different fields and almost 3 thousand art works. The governorship of Istanbul being among its supporters, the biennial hosts more than 100 projects...
SINAN’S ISTANBUL: TOMB OF BARBAROSSA HAYREDDIN PASHA
18 April 2018

SINAN’S ISTANBUL: TOMB OF BARBAROSSA HAYREDDIN...

Built by Mimar Sinan in 1541-42, the tomb of Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha, undoubtedly the greatest figure of the Ottoman-Turkish maritime history, is located at the Iskele Square in Beşiktaş. The building, which is the first tomb structure built by...