Turkey Rejoins Formula 1 Races After a 9-Year-Old Absence

Istanbul Grand Prix will be held between 13-15 November. (Image Credit:Motorsport Week)

Turkey finally rejoins Formula 1 Races after a long 9 year-old-absence since 2011. Formula One fleshed out its 2020 calendar to 17 races on Aug. 25.  The calendar includes Turkey back on for the first time since 2011. “We can confirm that Turkey, Bahrain (hosting two races), and Abu Dhabi will be part of the … Read more

Istanbul to Rejoin to the Magnificent Galata Tower on September as Museum

Galata Tower is going to serve as a museum as of September 15. (Image Credit-Daily Sabah)

People who live in Istanbul and tourists from all around the world are finally going to come together with the magical Galata Tower after months-long restoration works. The works for restoration have started in Istanbul’s iconic monument Galata Tower months ago. Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality handed over the restoration works to the General Directorate of Foundations. Istanbul … Read more

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality to Purchase The Portrait of Mehmed II

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality bought the portrait on June 25 at a London auction. (Image Credit-Hürriyet Daily News)

The Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Ekrem İmamoğlu on June 25 announced that the municipality purchased a portrait of Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II at a London auction. According to the London-based world-famous Christie’s auction house, the municipality’s winning bid amounted to £770,000 ($955,000) for the oil painting. So, according to the specialists, the painting is … Read more