23 December 2016
MADAME TUSSAUDS WAX MUSEUM OPENS IN ISTANBUL
The world’s most famous wax museum, Madame Tussauds, has opened a branch on Istanbul’s İstiklal Avenue on November 28.
20 December 2016
9. INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL TRANSPORTATION...
TRANSİST 2016, International İstanbul Transportation Congress and Fair, held on the initiative of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, took place for the 9th time at Istanbul Congress Center on December 1-3, 2016.
06 December 2016
BREATHE AT THE PARKS OF ISTANBUL
Sometimes we all look for some peacefulness in a lively city like Istanbul, filled with historical buildings, bazaars, museums, bars, restaurants, and of course, other people. At such times, the parks scattered all around the city offer an...
06 December 2016
LEGACY OF TWO EMPIRES: ZEYREK MOSQUE
Shortly after Constantinople was conquered by the Ottoman armies on May 29, 1453, the twelfth-century Church of the Monastery of Christ Pantokrator was converted into the Zeyrek Mosque. Named after Molla Zeyrek, a well-known scholar who lived during...
28 November 2016
ALL ROADS PASS THROUGH THE BOSPHORUS
In the Northwest of Turkey flows the Bosphorus, a remarkable body of water dividing Asia and Europe. Linking the Black Sea at one end, and the Marmara Sea – and the Aegean beyond – at the other, the Bosphorus, has been the very lifeblood of all...
21 November 2016
38TH VODAFONE ISTANBUL MARATHON RUN ON NOVEMBER 15
In 1973, the idea of a marathon run on the Istanbul Bosphorus Bridge (renamed 15 July Martyrs Bridge recently) was put forward by the Tercüman Newspaper. Until 1979, unfortunately, the proposal which was warmly greeted by the public at first,...