08 September 2016
YAVUZ SULTAN SELİM BRIDGE OPENS
The third bridge on the Bosphorus, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, whose construction started in May 2013, was opened with an official ceremony on August 26.
03 September 2016
SİNAN’S İSTANBUL: ŞEMSİ AHMET PASHA MOSQUE
Great American architect Frank Lloyd Wright once wrote: "Two architects have come on earth. The first one is the Ottoman architect Sinan and the other one is myself."
31 August 2016
ORGANIC MARKETS OF İSTANBUL
Contrary to the common belief, organic farming is not a recently-emerged agricultural method. From the beginning of the Agricultural Revolution that had started in 10.000 B.C. at the region known as the Fertile Crescent, which also includes...
23 August 2016
THE BEACHES OF İSTANBUL
Evidently, when one thinks of İstanbul, the first thing that comes to one’s mind, rather than the beaches, is İstanbul’s history that reaches thousands of years, together with the visible and invisible traces it left in the city. However, the...
16 August 2016
STARS BENEATH STARS
There are two types of stars: the ones hanging on vivid night skies and those appear on the wide, luminous screens of half-dark movie theaters. The outdoor cinemas, whose numbers have recently increased in İstanbul, provide an occasion for the film...
12 August 2016
HISTORIC BEYLERBEYI PALACE TUNNEL REOPENS
In order to ease the traffic between Üsküdar, Beylerbeyi and Çengelköy, Üsküdar Municipality will reopen the Beylerbeyi Palace Tunnel, which has been closed to traffic since the 1970s.