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The Mosaic Road, a culture and tourism project aiming to raise awareness to the significance of mosaics in Turkey, was presented in the U.S.
ROME - Reuters
Several decorative pieces have fallen off the Trevi Fountain in Rome, raising the alarm that one of the eternal city’s most famous structures needs a new major restoration.
BATMAN - Doğan News Agency
A new season of excavations that make use of X-ray technology will begin this month in the southeastern province of Batman’s historic district of Hasankeyf, according to the rector of Batman University.
MUĞLA - Anatolia News Agency
3,500-year-old road in the Aegean province of Muğla’s Yatağan district is expected to become a new tourist attraction thanks to a project from the Muğla Governor’s Office.
LISBON - Anatolia News Agency
Turkey won two prizes in the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage...
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ANTALYA - Anatolia News Agency
A 250 kuruş paper note, used at the time of the 31st Ottoman Sultan Abdülmecid I, is set to be put up for auction.
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
In all fairness, the situation in which foreign prisoners found themselves in Ottoman Istanbul was little different from that which pertained in European countries about the same time
1 Comment(s) 6/2/2012
KÜTAHYA - Doğan News Agency
A festival was organized on June 10 for the opening of the second-term excavations at the ancient city of Aizanoi in the Aegean province of Kütahya’s Çavdarhisar district.
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Of all Turkish museums and ancient sites, Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace received the highest number...
Hürriyet Daily News
Weddings during the imperial era among the upper classes were not simple affairs but often lasted weeks and featured unparalleled extravagance.
3 Comment(s) 6/9/2012
Thousands of gold and silver coins from the Ottoman period are being melted for use in the souvenir sector because there is a ban on the sale and collection of coins from the era.
SOFIA - Agence France-Presse
Archaeologists in Bulgaria have unearthed two skeletons from the Middle Ages pierced through the chest...
A team of German archaeologists, conducting excavations for nearly 25 years in the ancient city of Troy in Turkey’s northwest, are set to turn over their positions to U.S. archaeologists, daily Hürriyet reported.