Marmara Region

Ottoman and Byzantine-era remains unearthed

During the archaeological excavations in and around the Million Stone, located right next to the Basilica Cistern and is considered the zero point of the world, opposite the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul's Fatih district, the remains of buildings that are believed to be a neighborhood in the Ottoman Empire and walls from the Byzantine era have been unearthed.

Precipitation to hit northern provinces through week

A new precipitation wave will impact the northern provinces along the Black Sea shores through the week, said the meteorologists, warning many provinces of thunder-boomers and floodings.

According to the State Meteorological Service, there will be rainfalls in the Marmara region, some Aegean provinces, the provinces near the Georgian border.

Camping trailer enthusiasts to meet in Istanbul on weekend

Turkey's largest festival for camping trailer enthusiasts will take place in Istanbul's district of Kilyos on the Black Sea coast this weekend.

"İstanbul Karavan Festivali" will bring together hundreds of trail owners, outdoor sports experts and nature lovers on an area of 40 hectares between May 13 and 15.

French actor in Istanbul to monitor yacht’s renovation

World-renowned French actor Gerard Depardieu has visited Istanbul's shipyards center in the district of Tuzla to monitor renovation works of his trawler, which is being converted into a yacht.

Getting briefed by Turkish yacht designers, the 73-year-old actor boasted about Turkish yachting in an interview on May 7.