Terrible traffic in Istanbul, Pamuk’s museum, 3rd Istanbul airport… Istanbul news roundup…

From the same point to different perspectives. Aksaray, Istanbul. Traffic more than ever…Collaged by Simge Sezer.

Istanbul news roundup:

Pamuk?s museum gets 11,000 visitors

from Hurriyet Daily News
Author Orhan Pamuk?s Museum of Innocence has received 11,000 visitors since its opening in April, meeting with great interest from locals and tourists.


9 Wheelchair Accessible Travel Tips For Your Disabled Trip to Istanbul By Sage …

Connectus.net (press release)

Istanbul has noticeably more accessibility challenges than many popular tourist destinations in Europe. From cobblestones to hills to steep ramps, wheelchair travelers to Istanbul are likely to encounter challenges on their trip. Sage Traveling provides list of 9

Finding Religion Through Istanbul’s Mosques

Jakarta Globe

?There are 4000 mosques in [Istanbul], some are just stunning, and it really makes me think about becoming a Muslim.? This quote from Liam Neeson, an Irish actor who made a movie in Istanbul, was in some tabloids earlier this year, leaving some to assume

A Week in Istanbul (NOTCOT)

By notcot

ist0.jpg What a week it has been! Here in Istanbul for the wedding of one of my friends since high school? we were supposed to be on vacation? but of course even while running around, Shawn and i couldn’t resist snapping and sharing pics

Turkey to invite tenders for new Istanbul airport

from Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey aims to announce a tender competition for the construction of a third

Jennifer Lopez on her way to shine in Istanbul

from Hurriyet Daily News
U.S. singer Jennifer Lopez will be performing in Istanbul on Nov. 16.


Kartal-Kadıköy subway line to improve transportation in Istanbul
Hurriyet Daily News
Dubbed the “world’s fastest dig” the Kadıkoy-Kartal subway line will be opened forIstanbul residents during the Şeker Bayram holiday at the end of the month of Ramadan, private broadcaster NTV reported on its website. The subway line will be the first line



Istanbul?s first bus museum to be opened

from Hurriyet Daily News
A new project called ‘Bustanbul,’ supported by the Turkish Bus Federation (TOFED), will carry tourists to Istanbul?s historic sites


Minister names location for 3rd Istanbul airport

from Hurriyet Daily News
The government has effectively started to realize building process for the third airport by nationalizing construction plots. The airport tender may be announced this month

Photo Of The Day: Istanbul Balcony
I’m getting ready to pack up and leave Istanbul tomorrow, after over two years and one baby, so you’ll have to indulge me in a bit of preemptive nostalgia. Amidst the photos of Hagia Sophia and kebab vendors in the Gadling photo pool of Istanbul images

İstanbul city of festivals
The Festival Fairy waves her magic wand over İstanbul with remarkable regularity. This city is in love with the idea of creating a festival — for any reason.



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