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"SMART CITIES" OF FUTURE MEET IN ISTANBUL
15 May 2017

"SMART CITIES" OF FUTURE MEET IN ISTANBUL

Held by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, World Cities Expo Istanbul will take place at Haliç Congress Center on May 15-18, 2017.
QUARTERS OF ISTANBUL: KANDİLLİ
03 May 2017

QUARTERS OF ISTANBUL: KANDİLLİ

In the 1500 years that have passed since the Eastern Roman Emperor Constantine proclaimed the point where Asia and Europe merges as the new capital of the empire, numerous travelers from all over the world visited Istanbul and wrote what they saw...
AN OASIS IN THE MIDDLE OF ISTANBUL: NEZAHAT GÖKYİĞİT BOTANICAL GARDEN
26 April 2017

AN OASIS IN THE MIDDLE OF ISTANBUL: NEZAHAT...

It is estimated that the population of Istanbul reached one million for the first time in the late nineteenth century. The population, which, starting from the twentieth century, fell drastically due to series of wars and population exchanges, could...
İSTİNYE-ÇUBUKLU FERRYBOAT TEST TRIPS STARTS
19 April 2017

İSTİNYE-ÇUBUKLU FERRYBOAT TEST TRIPS STARTS

İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality Şehir Hatları Inc. started the İstinye-Cubuklu intercity ferryboat test tours on Tuesday, March 21, in order to relieve traffic in the Istanbul Strait.
CHORA MUSEUM THROUGH CONSTANTINOPLE TO ISTANBUL
13 April 2017

CHORA MUSEUM THROUGH CONSTANTINOPLE TO ISTANBUL

The Chora (Kariye in Turkish) Museum, formerly the Church of the Monastery of Chora, is located in Edirnekapı. The name "Chora", which means "in the country" or "outside of the city" in Greek, was given to the building because it remained outside...
SINAN’S ISTANBUL: ŞEHZADE MOSQUE
10 April 2017

SINAN’S ISTANBUL: ŞEHZADE MOSQUE

Kayseri-born Grand Architect Sinan Aga was 48 years old when Sultan Suleiman declared him the imperial architect in 1538. Over the next fifty years, nearly five hundred buildings designed by Sinan would give a new face to the vast empire geography,...