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The ancient city of Ephesus in İzmir has yet to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List due to the site failing the meet the required standards, with work being accelerated in order to meet these requirements.
VAN - Anadolu Agency
Constructed by the Urartian King Menua in Van’s Gürpınar district to carry water to the city center, the Şamran channel is one of the most important surviving pieces of architecture by the Urartian’s.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Turkey is increasingly keen to preserve its heritage amid recent examples of mass tourism damaging unique sites
BODRUM - Doğan News Agency
A group of researchers from İzmir’s Dokuz Eylül University have discovered eight new sunken ships
ŞANLIURFA – Anadolu Agency
Professor Klaus Schmidt, who had been carrying out excavations in Göbeklitepe, known as the 'zero point in history' in the eastern province of Şanlıurfa, has passed away
The Ottomans were much more inclined to stay up the whole of the night after they had broken their fast in the evening. After all, sahur or breakfast had to be eaten before the dawn of a new day broke.
The holy month of Ramadan is an age-old tradition that brings fasting by the day and celebrations by the night, the faithful keep their bellies empty while the sun sets ablaze, following the Prophet’s plight
The fantastic mosaics and wall paintings of the Yamaç Houses in Ephesus are undergoing a new restoration that will leave the works as vivid as the day they were created back in 1 BC
A campaign to retrieve missing pieces of the Gypsy Girl mosaic from the ancient city of Zeugma has been initiated by the website change.org.
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
Aerial photos showing the roof of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar have revealed the level of risk for the roof of the historic site, which was further damaged by heavy rains last week.
This year’s excavations have been continuing in the ancient city of Tripolis home to the discovery of a headless male statue, one of the most important findings in the city so far
İZMİR – Doğan News Agency
The owners of buildings in İzmir’s Kadifekale, where an ancient Roman theater has been unearthed, have started selling their houses after real estate prices increased by up to 100 percent
BEIJING – Agence France-Presse
One of China's renowned ancient towns was under water Wednesday as heavy rain hit the centre of the country, with tens of thousands of people evacuated from the area.
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