26 October 2017
FIELD TRAINING FOR TOURIST GUIDES
More than 10 million tourists come to Istanbul each year. One of the training programs held to improve the crafts of the tourist guides, who are serving these tourists, was organized by Eyüp Municipality at the end of September.
19 October 2017
"AI WEIWEI ON PORCELAIN" EXHIBITION AT SABANCI...
Opened on September 12, at Sabancı University's Sakıp Sabancı Museum, the first solo exhibition in Turkey by Ai Weiwei, one of the most influential figures of contemporary art, continues.
11 October 2017
ISTANBUL STATE OPERA & BALLET OPENS NEW SEASON
Organized by the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet, the "Opening Gala Concert" took place on 23 September, in which important opera works composed by Verdi, Bellini, Donizetti, Massenet, Wagner and Strauss were performed. On 12 October, the second...
05 October 2017
TURKISH LEARNING GUIDE FOR FOREIGNERS
Istanbul has been a meeting point of cultures, nations, ideas, sounds, and last but not least, languages since it was named the capital of the Roman Empire on May 11, 330. Although the official language of the city was changed from Greek to Ottoman...
27 September 2017
A BOTANICAL PARADISE IN ISTANBUL: ATATÜRK...
The Atatürk Arboretum, whose presence is known by a few Istanbulites, is located on a vast area of 296 hectares, in the southeast of the Belgrad Forests in Bahçeköy, a part of Sarıyer district.
22 September 2017
SINAN’S ISTANBUL: MIHRIMAH SULTAN MOSQUE (USKUDAR)
Located at the Iskele Square in Üsküdar, the Mihrimah Sultan Mosque was commissioned by Sultan Suleiman’s daughter, Mihrimah Sultan. Although it has been stated in various sources (including 17th c. Ottoman traveller Evliya Çelebi’s travelbook,...