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RAMADAN IN ISTANBUL
26 May 2017

RAMADAN IN ISTANBUL

The holy month of Ramadan, where Muslims will fast for a month, begins on Saturday, May 27th. Ramadan events organized every year by the Istanbul Municipality are held this year in Sultanahmet Square, Beyazit Square, Yenikapı Coast and Maltepe Coast.
SINAN’S ISTANBUL: PIYALE PASHA MOSQUE
22 May 2017

SINAN’S ISTANBUL: PIYALE PASHA MOSQUE

"It is a solid mosque at the mouth of a stream, with its qibla sitting on a high ground. It has been built for Grand Admiral Piyale Pasha, the conqueror of the Chios Island. There are six domes resting on large red columns. The mihrab and minber are...
"SMART CITIES" OF FUTURE MEET IN ISTANBUL
15 May 2017

"SMART CITIES" OF FUTURE MEET IN ISTANBUL

Held by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, World Cities Expo Istanbul will take place at Haliç Congress Center on May 15-18, 2017.
QUARTERS OF ISTANBUL: KANDİLLİ
03 May 2017

QUARTERS OF ISTANBUL: KANDİLLİ

In the 1500 years that have passed since the Eastern Roman Emperor Constantine proclaimed the point where Asia and Europe merges as the new capital of the empire, numerous travelers from all over the world visited Istanbul and wrote what they saw...
AN OASIS IN THE MIDDLE OF ISTANBUL: NEZAHAT GÖKYİĞİT BOTANICAL GARDEN
26 April 2017

AN OASIS IN THE MIDDLE OF ISTANBUL: NEZAHAT...

It is estimated that the population of Istanbul reached one million for the first time in the late nineteenth century. The population, which, starting from the twentieth century, fell drastically due to series of wars and population exchanges, could...
İSTİNYE-ÇUBUKLU FERRYBOAT TEST TRIPS STARTS
19 April 2017

İSTİNYE-ÇUBUKLU FERRYBOAT TEST TRIPS STARTS

İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality Şehir Hatları Inc. started the İstinye-Cubuklu intercity ferryboat test tours on Tuesday, March 21, in order to relieve traffic in the Istanbul Strait.