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OLD FEASTS IN ISTANBUL
23 June 2017

OLD FEASTS IN ISTANBUL

For Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan almost bears a personality; "the sultan of eleven months" it is often called. Like a traveler long-awaited, "Welcome oh month of Ramadan" is written between minarets with luminous letters when it arrives, and...
SINAN'S ISTANBUL: SINAN PASHA MOSQUE
19 June 2017

SINAN'S ISTANBUL: SINAN PASHA MOSQUE

On September 28, 1538, Saturday, the Ottoman Navy under the command of Grand Admiral Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha came face to face with the Habsburg Navy led by Genovese Grand Admiral Andrea Doria in the south west of Greece, where the Adriatic and...
SUMMER TIMETABLE OF ISTANBUL CITY-LINES STARTS
13 June 2017

SUMMER TIMETABLE OF ISTANBUL CITY-LINES STARTS

As of June 5, Monday, Şehir Hatları (İstanbul City-line) has started its Summer Timetable. The Timetable arranged for the summer season will be valid from 5 June to 17 September 2017. With the start of the Summer Timetable, four new lines;...
ISTANBUL, HEART OF TURKEY
08 June 2017

ISTANBUL, HEART OF TURKEY

A well-known Turkish proverb goes: "Winter does not come to Turkey unless it snows in Istanbul". Istanbul was the capital of the Ottoman Empire from 1453 until 1923. With the establishment of the Republic of Turkey in 1923, Ankara was declared the...
45th ISTANBUL MUSIC FESTIVAL STARTS
02 June 2017

45TH ISTANBUL MUSIC FESTIVAL STARTS

Istanbul Music Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) celebrates its 45th year. Having presented the best and most recent outputs of classical music to 3,5 million music lovers in Istanbul with 3.000 events in the...
INVESTORS’ ULTIMATE GUIDE TO INVEST IN ISTANBUL
30 May 2017

INVESTORS’ ULTIMATE GUIDE TO INVEST IN ISTANBUL

Istanbul, with a population of 14.8 million, is Turkey’s largest urban city. Located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, the city has been a checkpoint for merchandise trade for centuries, all the way from Far East Asia to Europe. Therefore,...