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FIELD TRAINING FOR TOURIST GUIDES
26 October 2017

FIELD TRAINING FOR TOURIST GUIDES

More than 10 million tourists come to Istanbul each year. One of the training programs held to improve the crafts of the tourist guides, who are serving these tourists, was organized by Eyüp Municipality at the end of September.
"AI WEIWEI ON PORCELAIN" EXHIBITION AT SABANCI MUSEUM CONTINUES
19 October 2017

"AI WEIWEI ON PORCELAIN" EXHIBITION AT SABANCI...

Opened on September 12, at Sabancı University's Sakıp Sabancı Museum, the first solo exhibition in Turkey by Ai Weiwei, one of the most influential figures of contemporary art, continues.
ISTANBUL STATE OPERA & BALLET OPENS NEW SEASON
11 October 2017

ISTANBUL STATE OPERA & BALLET OPENS NEW SEASON

Organized by the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet, the "Opening Gala Concert" took place on 23 September, in which important opera works composed by Verdi, Bellini, Donizetti, Massenet, Wagner and Strauss were performed. On 12 October, the second...
TURKISH LEARNING GUIDE FOR FOREIGNERS
05 October 2017

TURKISH LEARNING GUIDE FOR FOREIGNERS

Istanbul has been a meeting point of cultures, nations, ideas, sounds, and last but not least, languages since it was named the capital of the Roman Empire on May 11, 330. Although the official language of the city was changed from Greek to Ottoman...
A BOTANICAL PARADISE IN ISTANBUL: ATATÜRK ARBORETUM
27 September 2017

A BOTANICAL PARADISE IN ISTANBUL: ATATÜRK...

The Atatürk Arboretum, whose presence is known by a few Istanbulites, is located on a vast area of 296 hectares, in the southeast of the Belgrad Forests in Bahçeköy, a part of Sarıyer district.
SINAN’S ISTANBUL: MIHRIMAH SULTAN MOSQUE (USKUDAR)
22 September 2017

SINAN’S ISTANBUL: MIHRIMAH SULTAN MOSQUE (USKUDAR)

Located at the Iskele Square in Üsküdar, the Mihrimah Sultan Mosque was commissioned by Sultan Suleiman’s daughter, Mihrimah Sultan. Although it has been stated in various sources (including 17th c. Ottoman traveller Evliya Çelebi’s travelbook,...