Europe’s largest wooden building awaits salvation off Istanbul

Built at the end of the 19th century on an island off Istanbul, this unique 6-storey structure once served as a home for Greek Orthodox orphans until it
WOODEN. Piet Jaspaert, vice president of Europa Nostra heritage organization poses in front of the old Prinkipo Greek Orthodox orphanage at Princes island in Istanbul. Photo by Ozan Kose/AFP

WOODEN. Piet Jaspaert, vice president of Europa Nostra heritage organization poses in front of the old Prinkipo Greek Orthodox orphanage at Princes island in Istanbul. Photo by Ozan Kose/AFP

WOODEN. Piet Jaspaert, vice president of Europa Nostra heritage organization poses in front of the old Prinkipo Greek Orthodox orphanage at Princes island in Istanbul. Photo by Ozan Kose/AFP

Cisterns of Istanbul serve cultural life

Istanbul’s historic cisterns were built in the Byzantine era to meet the city’s water needs. Today, they draw the attention of tourists interested in culture and art

Greek Orthodox orphanage, Europe’s largest wooden building, awaits salvation off Istanbul

Built at the end of the 19th century on an island off Istanbul, this unique six-storey structure once served as a home for Greek Orthodox orphans until it …

Istanbul’s cabbies give Uber nasty ride

When night settles over Istanbul, Ahmet’s hand stretches down to check the steel pipe hidden under the driver’s seat of his Uber taxi. He is worried
Joan Baez comes to Istanbul

Folk legend Joan Baez will be in Istanbul as part of the world tour of her album ‘Whistle Down the Wind.’ She will take the stage at the Harbiye Open

Istanbul’s Leading Contemporary Art Space Reopens in a Very Different Turkey

ISTANBUL — Last month, more than two years after it had closed for “technical reasons,” SALT Beyoğlu celebrated its reopening. It was a jubilant

Meanwhile in the İstanbul Metro

A new floating pier in Istanbul’s Karaköy district was installed in the early hours of May 24, due to go into service later this month after 10 years closed.

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