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...
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...
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...