Istanbul

Exhibition showcases Istanbul’s heritage along with contemporary artworks

A new joint exhibition by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and Yapı Kredi Culture and Arts Publishing, titled "This Place," has opened at Yapıkredi Arts and Culture Center.

Speaking at the opening during the press conference, Istanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu, said the exhibition stands as a reminder of Istanbul's valuable assets such as environment and cultural heritage.

Istanbul to get back iconic artifact from the Netherlands

An inscription that was smuggled abroad years ago despite belonging to a "lost mosque" in Istanbul is on the way back home thanks to initiatives of the city's local authorities.

The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has purchased the inscription that reportedly belongs to the historic Bozgoca Mosque at an auction held in the Netherlands on Sept. 17 for 4,600 euros.

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