35th edition of cross-continental swimming race held in Bosphorus

Istanbul has served as the venue for the 35th time for the Bosphorus cross-continental swimming event, which witnessed more than 2,600 competitors from more than 70 nations.

Organized by the Turkish National Olympic Committee (TMOK) and sponsored by Samsung, the Bosphorus Intercontinental Swimming Race started from Kanlıca and ended at Kuruçeşme Cemil Topuzlu Park.

In some parts of Istanbul, luxury home rents spiraling out of control

Finding an affordable housing in Istanbul is becoming increasingly difficult for low- and medium-income groups with rent prices in the city rising fast.

A recent survey found that the average rent price of a 100 square meter house in Istanbul climbed to 16,000 Turkish Liras ($589).

Çamlıca Tower welcomes 1.19 mln visitors in 2023: Minister

Istanbul's Çamlıca Tower, known as the tallest structure in the city, has welcomed over 1.19 million visitors this year, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Abdulkadir Uraloğlu has announced.

Minister Uraloğlu stated that Çamlıca Tower has recently become the center of attention in the metropolitan.

Students bury time capsule to be dug up after 25 years

On the occasion of Middle East Technical University's (METU) Alumni Day, graduates and students buried a time capsule they prepared to be opened after 25 years by future students.

METU employees, students and alumni will convey their messages to future students through nearly 1,500 letters locked in the capsule.