Istanbul is unique. It is the only city in the world where two continents meet. Enjoy old and new in the cultural capital of Turkey with Istanbul expert Marc Guillet

Visit Museum of Innocence of Orhan Pamuk

Posted on 27 May 2019

Visitors, who come to the Museum of Innocence to see the tragic love story of Füsun and Kemal, to remember and cherish the memory of a lost city, and also to ‘console themselves by the things’, will be able to hear the story of the Museum from the voice of Orhan Pamuk himself with audio… Read more »

Haunted House on the Bosporus

Posted on 6 April 2018

Passing along the shore of the Bosporus, I am always amazed by the mansions and kiosks on both sides. For how long they have been standing there? Who have lived there? What kind of lives the current residents are living? What is it like waking up to the view of the Bosporus? Inspirational? Refreshing? Fortunate?… Read more »

Digital exhibition Picturesque Istanbul

Posted on 10 March 2016

Travel paintings and gravures depicting Istanbul have been made for centuries. They are in museums all over the world. The recently renovated Naval Museum in Istanbul organizes an exhibition with the latest technology to show the visitors paintings and gravures as digital travel books. open from 12 March – May 22 For more information read… Read more »

Exhibition celebrates 600 years of relations between Poland and Turkey

Posted on 11 March 2014

By Slawomira Kozieniec Coming to Turkey several years ago I had some ideas about Polish-Turkish relations. My knowledge was based on our Polish education, literature and… some of my friends who went on holiday to the warm country of old Orient. New connections because of the growing economic ties and mixed marriages between Poles and… Read more »

Photo exhibition on Byzantine heritage of Istanbul

Posted on 7 August 2013
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 This summer you can enjoy a unique photo exhibition, which focuses on the Byzantine heritage of Istanbul in the city. “Artamonoff: Picturing Byzantine Istanbul, 1930-1947” features a selection of the photos taken by Nicholas V. Artamonoff, an amateur photographer of Russian origin, during the time he lived in Istanbul between 1922-1947. The life and career… Read more »