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Aegean villages rich in tourists

Aegean villages rich in tourists

Many small villages in the Aegean region have become highly popular in recent years as accommodation opportunities increase. The best known among these villages is Alaçatı

Comment(s)6/29/2017

Priest sculpture stolen from museum in Turkey’s Isparta

Priest sculpture stolen from museum in Turkey’s Isparta

The 6th-century sculpture of a priest has been stolen from a museum in the Yalvaç district of the southwestern Turkish province of Isparta.

Comment(s)6/8/2017

Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset ‘too big to fail’

Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset ‘too big to fail’

The World Heritage-listed reef is the largest living structure on Earth and its economic and social value was calculated for the first time in the Deloitte Access Economics report commissioned by the Great Barrier Reef Foundation

Comment(s)6/28/2017

Mardin Castle may be opened to tourism

Mardin Castle may be opened to tourism

Currently used as a military base and has a NATO radar system, the Mardin Castle is waiting to be open to tourists. Officials say they will work on adding it to an array of tourist attractions.

Comment(s)6/8/2017

Amasra Museum becomes center for int’l researchers

Amasra Museum becomes center for int’l researchers

The Amasra Museum, which has opened after a three-year restoration work with a cost of 3 million Turkish Liras, has become an international application center for archaeologists, engineers, architects and academics and an education center providing history and archaeology education for students.

Comment(s)6/24/2017

Old underwater photos on display

Old underwater photos on display

Photos showing the hard life of Bodrum’s sponge divers underwater 63 years ago are on display at an underwater exhibition in a boat submerged off Çeşme

Comment(s)6/7/2017

Yoga Day in Istanbul and Bursa

Yoga Day in Istanbul and Bursa

The Consulate General of India in Istanbul and Bursa is celebrating the Third International Day of Yoga. Organized in the Kalamış Park and at Akmerkez Rooftop in Istanbul and on the FSM Bulvar in Bursa, the free event includes yoga practice sessions, breathing exercises, and demonstration of different styles of yoga for all.

Comment(s)6/20/2017

Island of legends waits for visitors in Turkey's Giresun

Island of legends waits for visitors in Turkey's Giresun

Giresun Island in the Black Sea region is known for its myths as well as its historical ruins. Dramatizations of ancient Greeks and Turks are made on the island for tourists

Comment(s)6/6/2017

Turkey’s women had enough of pink

Turkey’s women had enough of pink

Erospolis wonders why anything in pink is fine for women but not for men.

Comment(s)6/17/2017

‘Uncle Christian’ serves tourists with donkey tours in Kemer

‘Uncle Christian’ serves tourists with donkey tours in Kemer

Austrian man Christian Kollinsky, who lives in the southern province of Antalya’s Kemer district, organizes donkey tours that are drawing great interest from tourists

Comment(s)6/6/2017

Countdown starts for Istanbul Shopping Fest

Countdown starts for Istanbul Shopping Fest

The 7th Istanbul Shopping Fest will be organized between June 1 and 16 in various shopping malls in the city as well as the Grand Bazaar this year

Comment(s)6/15/2017

Izmir’s (un)forgotten figures by French Bansky

Izmir’s (un)forgotten figures by French Bansky

It is around 30 degrees Celsius under the sun when an elderly figure, huffing and puffing, stands before a wall and points at the life-size figures painted on it.

Comment(s)6/3/2017

Museum takes visitors back to childhood

Museum takes visitors back to childhood

A toy museum in Antalya displays toys from Turkey and around the world. It is home to some 200,000 toys acquired from international antique dealers and auctions

Comment(s)6/12/2017

Gravestone of Ancient Roman couple stirs interest in Malatya

Gravestone of Ancient Roman couple stirs interest in Malatya

A gravestone dating back almost 2,000 years, which a Roman-era man named Claudius Amiantus made for himself and the memory of his wife Iphigenia, is currently drawing great interest at the Archaeology Museum in the eastern province of Malatya.

Comment(s)6/1/2017

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