The Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry has an ongoing renovation project to modernize museums throughout the country.
A new exhibition opened Friday in Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace titled “Venice and Istanbul: A Glorious Woven Relationship. Eight Hundred Years of Interplay in Textiles.”
Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
We take music in our lives for granted today, but the radio only started audio broadcasting in the early 20th century.
The China Culture Year for 2012-2013 will be celebrated in Ankara beginning Dec. 12.
Charcoal was the fuel of choice for the Ottomans – heating, cooking and even making gunpowder. It was made by burning wood on hearths within the house and then transferred to various types of metal holders such as braziers that are salso exhibited in museums.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
A Turkish engineer has created a website that allows people to view 3-D images of cultural sites in the world. Website has received 1.5 million visitors in one year.
Salt Beyoğlu is hosting a new exhibition featuring the works of Hrair Sarkissian.
A workshop at Topkapi Palace during the Ottoman period was responsible for most of the gold and silver jewelry made for the sultans and his harem. The rest came as booty or bribe.
As Turkey boosts its museum tourism industry, newly opened literary museums are increasing. Currently, Istanbul welcomes Turkish writer Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar’s Museum in the Procession Kiosk
As Turkey boosts its museum tourism industry, newly opened literary museums are increasing. Currently, Istanbul welcomes Turkish writer Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar’s Museum in the Procession Kiosk.
A painting of former President İnönü by famous artist İbrahim Çallı will be sent to Ankara for tests about its authenticity after being rediscovered at a district building of the Republican People’s Party (CHP)
A number of museums in Turkish provinces will open for the second day of Kurban Bayram holiday today, according to an announcement by the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry.
To commemorate the 400th anniversary of his birth, the Ottoman traveller Evliya Çelebi will be honored with a series of events at the Vatican
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