28 March 2018
KANDİLLİ OBSERVATORY TURNS 150
Established in 1868 under the name Rasathane-i Amire (Imperial Observatory), Bogazici University Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute is celebrating the 150th anniversary this year.
21 March 2018
MUSEUM PASS ISTANBUL
Released by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism particularly for foreign tourists visiting Istanbul for a short period, the Museum Pass Istanbul card provides free access to the most visited museums of Istanbul without waiting in the cue.
14 March 2018
QUARTERS OF ISTANBUL: GALATA
In its history of over 1500 years, Galata saw two empires; it hosted churches, synagogues, mosques, palaces, and banks; countless languages from Greek to Latin, Italian, Arabic, French and Turkish echoed in its streets for centuries. It is possible...
09 March 2018
SINAN’S ISTANBUL: HASEKI SULTAN MOSQUE
The Haseki Sultan Mosque, situated in Haseki (known as Avratpazarı in the old times), was built by Sinan in 1539 for Hurrem Sultan, the wife of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. Being the first work he built after he was named the chief architect of...
06 March 2018
SVETI STEFAN CHURCH REOPENED AFTER RESTORATION
The Sveti Stefan Church, one of the most important structures of the Bulgarian Orthodox community all over the world, was reopened with a ceremony after seven years of restoration. The opening ceremony of the Sveti Stefan Church, which stands...
28 February 2018
DESIGN CITY ISTANBUL LOGO CONTEST CONCLUDED
One of the eight cities, accepted to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the design category in October 2017, was Istanbul. Founded in 2004 "to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for...