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Meteora Pyli Geopark joins UNESCO global Enetwork

The Meteora Pyli Geopark has joined the UNESCO Global Geoparks network, which now encompasses 213 such parks in 48 countries around the world.

UNESCO Global Geoparks are single, unified geographical areas where sites and landscapes of international geological significance are managed with a holistic concept of protection, education and sustainable development.

Restoration begins in Cappadocia

Restoration efforts in Cappadocia, a pivotal tourism destination in Türkiye, have commenced on four iconic fair chimneys, aiming to preserve these natural wonders for another 5,000 years.

The restoration and conservation efforts are underway with the supervision of the Cappadocia Field Directorate in the UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Central Anatolian province of Nevşehir.

UNESCO-recognized Turkish artist to compile 7,000 Çini designs in book

A UNESCO-recognized "Çini" artist hailing from Türkiye's western province of Kütahya, will immortalize nearly 7,000 intricate patterns into comprehensive books, he says.

Çini is a traditional Turkish art form of ceramic tile painting, involving the decoration of ceramic surfaces with intricate and distinctive patterns and designs using colorful glazes.