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"FEYHAMAN DURAN. BETWEEN TWO WORLDS" EXHIBITION AT SAKIP SABANCI MUSEUM
29 March 2017

"FEYHAMAN DURAN. BETWEEN TWO WORLDS" EXHIBITION...

The Sakıp Sabancı Museum (SSM), in the 15th anniversary of its founding, salutes one of the leading representatives of the 1914 Generation, Feyhaman Duran (1886-1970), with an exhibition titled "Feyhaman Duran. Between Two Worlds". Prepared in...
OLD HAMMAMS OF ISTANBUL
16 March 2017

OLD HAMMAMS OF ISTANBUL

In the old hammams (Turkish bath) of Istanbul, history and water flow within each other. Below, we briefly look at five of these hammams, where visitors can be a part of history while relaxing in the steam illuminated by the light beaming through...
SINAN’S ISTANBUL: SOKOLLU MEHMET PASHA COMPLEX
08 March 2017

SINAN’S ISTANBUL: SOKOLLU MEHMET PASHA COMPLEX

There are two mosques in Istanbul named after Sokollu Mehmet Pasha (1506-1579), the great statesman who served as the grand vizier to three Ottoman sultans including Suleiman the Magnificent, at a period where the Ottoman Empire was at its peak: one...
ISTANBUL MODERN HOSTS "ROGER BALLEN: RETROSPECTIVE" EXHIBITION UNTIL JUNE 4
28 February 2017

ISTANBUL MODERN HOSTS "ROGER BALLEN:...

Istanbul Modern Photography Gallery is hosting a retrospective exhibition of the American-born, South African artist Roger Ballen. The exhibition follows the artistic productions of Ballen –from 1980s onwards–, who is one of the most extraordinary...
A BRIEF GUIDE FOR RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATIONS
20 February 2017

A BRIEF GUIDE FOR RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATIONS

In Turkey, foreigners who are overdue for the visa or visa exemption, or those who will be staying for more than ninety days, are required to obtain a residence permit. The steps to follow to apply for a residence permit are summarized briefly...
SINAN’S İSTANBUL: EDİRNEKAPI MİHRUMAH SULTAN MOSQUE
07 February 2017

SINAN’S İSTANBUL: EDİRNEKAPI MİHRUMAH SULTAN...

When he completed the complex for Sultan Suleiman’s daughter Mihrumah Sultan, near the Byzantine walls at Edirnekapı, Sinan had been the imperial architect of the Ottoman Empire for thirty years and he was almost at his eighties. Upon the death of...