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A famous pink house, completed in the era of the Turkish Republic, in the ancient city of Stratonikeia, known as the Bılla House, is being restored and will open to tourists this year
BRUSSELS - Anatolia News Agency
Brussels’ ancient city Tongeren is hosting an exhibition from Turkey. Artifacts unearthed during the excavation in Burdur have become an ancient heritage exhibition titled ‘Sagalassos: City of Dreams’ The exhibition, which will last until June 2012, focuses on the ancient life at Sagalassos and the also the heritage of the area.
DENİZLİ - Anatolia News Agency
More than 100,000 people have visited the ancient city of Laodikya, one of the largest metropolis in Anatolia in the Aegean province of Denizli, according to reports.
An ancient Roman theater located on Ankara’s Hisarpark Avenue is being restored thanks to excavations that restarted in 2009 after 23 years. The historical theater will become a tourist attraction and host culture events.
ISTANBUL - Anatolia News Agency
Glasswork from the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires has been discovered during the Marmaray excavations in Istanbul. Experts previously believed Ottomans did not develop a unique glasswork style.
The Antalya Museum in southern Turkey is hoping to get back the rest of Sion Treasure from the Dumbarton Oaks Institute in Washington, D.C.
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israeli archaeologists have uncovered ancient coins near the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City which challenge the assumption that all of the walls of the Second Temple were built by King Herod.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Ertuğrul Günay inaugurated the 14th Mediterranean Tourism Archaeology Fair in the Italian city of Paestum on Nov. 17.
The three buildings of the Istanbul Archaeology Museums, home to thousands of artifacts from ancient times to the Ottoman Empire, are preparing for an earthquake
An international creative writing center is preparing to open in İzmir’s Seferihisar district with support from one of the world’s most famous universities.