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KANDİLLİ OBSERVATORY TURNS 150
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.
MUSEUM PASS ISTANBUL
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.
QUARTERS OF ISTANBUL: GALATA
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...
SINAN’S ISTANBUL: HASEKI SULTAN MOSQUE
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...
SVETI STEFAN CHURCH REOPENED AFTER RESTORATION
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...
DESIGN CITY ISTANBUL LOGO CONTEST CONCLUDED
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...