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VODAFONE ISTANBUL HALF MARATHON TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY, APRIL 8
06 April 2018

VODAFONE ISTANBUL HALF MARATHON TO BE HELD ON...

Organized by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and Sports Istanbul, the Vodafone Istanbul Half Marathon, which was included in the Gold Label Road Races category by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) last year, will be held on...
37. ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL
05 April 2018

37. ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL

Starting on April 6th, the 37th Istanbul Film Festival will present a rich program to the filmgoers this year, from virtuoso directors' new films to young masters and from classic masterpieces to films that push the boundaries of creativity. Nearly...
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...