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Destruction of Istanbul’s Yedikule Gardens, Archeologists issue warning… Historical Armenian building in Istanbul rented despite the ongoing trial…Istanbul news roundup…

In Uncategorized on July 21, 2013 at 21:01

Archeologists issue warning on destruction of Istanbul’s Yedikule Gardens

The Istanbul branch of the Association of Archaeologists has warned that excavations within the historical Yedikule gardens are destroying the remains of Istanbul’s old town.

 

Beyoğlu shopkeepers’ woes date back further than Gezi Park protests

Buisiness owners say their problems date back to the ban on tables outside shops

Historical Armenian building in Istanbul rented despite the ongoing trial

The Directorate General of Foundations rented the historical Sanasaryan Han in Istanbul’s Eminönü neighborhood through a tender, despite a legal struggle by Turkey’s Armenian Patriarchate

Falsafi’s show opens in Istanbul

World-famous Iranian calligraphy artist Amir Ahmad Falsafi’s exhibition “The Magic of the Pen and Calligraphy” opened in Istanbul July 18.

The Hottest Nightclubs in Istanbul

Business Insider

Istanbul is a vast city and forms the cultural, historical and economic hub of Turkey. As the largest city in the country, Istanbul is vibrant, intoxicating, colorful and very diverse. Take a package holiday to Turkey, and in this buzzing urban hub you

 

İstanbul favorite Ramadan destination for tourists

Trend.az

We will spend the first week of Ramadan in İstanbul. This is the first time we have been in Turkey, and I think it is very exciting to be here.” He also said: “We actually have similar Ramadan activities in Saudi Arabia, but I really like the way the

 

grimshaw architects: koc contemporary art museum, istanbul

By andrea db

grimshaw architects have been selected to design the koç contemporary art museum in istanbul, turkey.

 

Istanbul’s Troubled Gardens: Yedikule’s Lettuce

New Yorker (blog)

Yedikule is located in the conservative, pro-government Fatih municipality, on the other side of the Golden Horn from Istanbul’s Taksim Square and Gezi Park. It’s one train stop from Kazlicesme, where Prime Minister Recep Erdoğan recently held a

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