17 January 2017
EURASIA TUNNEL OPENS
The Eurasia Tunnel, connecting the Asian and European continents underneath the Marmara seabed, was opened on December 20, 2017, with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and a large number of foreign...
04 January 2017
SINAN’S ISTANBUL: ATIK VALIDE COMPLEX
In his poem depicting a visit he made to the Atik Valide Mosque, Yahya Kemal, one of the great poets of Turkish language, remembers Sinan, the architect of Atik Valide Complex: "Here, one remembers the old architect with grace / He had the water...
31 December 2016
BIBLIOPERA: BEYOGLU RESEARCH CENTERS NETWORK
Beyoglu, known as Pera in the Ottoman Empire, soon became one of the trading centers of the empire after the conquest of Istanbul in 1453. While walking through the streets of Beyoglu by the end of the 19th century, a time when its cosmopolitan...
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...