12 cute libraries in Istanbul… and an Istanbul news roundup…

In Uncategorized on September 20, 2016 at 17:57


This Atatürk Library, close to Gezi Park. It has a good newspaper archive;)

12 Libraries piece is in Turkish but you might get some clues in any case;) 

Iconic Istanbul neighborhoods are struggling

Beyoğlu on the European side of Istanbul and Bağdat Street on the Anatolian side are sad. Morale is down for the owners of shops and those working

Spotlight: Istanbul striving to be among safest cities in the world

ISTANBUL, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) — Istanbul, the most populous city in Turkey, has been working hard to upgrade security measures in an effort to palliate …

Istanbul’s Neve Shalom Massacre: How the ‘Oasis of Peace’ Turned Into a Scene of Sava …

Thirty years ago, Neve Shalom — Istanbul’s largest synagogue, whose name means “oasis of peace” — was the target of a brutal attack at the hands
Istanbul Atatürk Airport reached all-time high numbers with a total of 1,500 takeoffs and landings on Sept. 18, setting a new record for the airport, Doğan News Agency has reported

 Film: The Eye of Istanbul

The Eye of Istanbul tells the story of Ara Guler, the legendary Armenian-Turkish photographer, through the culmination of his retrospective exhibition in

Study and Restoration of the Zeyrek Camii in Istanbul

The Zeyrek Camii (Monastery of Christ Pantokrator) represents the most significant monument in the city to survive from the period between Hagia

International Istanbul Initiative on Ageing

From October 4-6, 2013, the International Istanbul Initiative on Ageing (IIIA) was held in Istanbul, Turkey at the WOW International Convention Center.

Vía Erkan’s Field Diary


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