Istanbul's contemporary art is bold, beautiful and breathtaking. It's little wonder that the creative output from Turkey's largest city is beginning to be recognised around the world. Explore Turkey's most prominent modern artists, and discover the prime places to soak up the contemporary art scene while visiting Istanbul.
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With his determination to create functional yet beautiful living spaces filled with innovative objects and his philosophy of democratic design, Philippe Starck's become a household name in the creative world. His new G by Yoo project in Istanbul's Media Highway is well placed to cause a sensation among investors and city professionals. Property Turkey is pleased to present our clients with an exclusive discount and payment plan. Contact us to find out more.
While kings built palaces, armies built magnificent castles to defend their strongholds. The numerous castles dotted around Turkey are - thankfully - not in use in a defensive capacity, and are instead impressive tourist destinations, a window into Turkey's 3,500-year-old past and an opportunity to learn about a fascinating culture.
The once sleepy fishing village has been transformed into a sophisticated, cosmopolitan centre - while managing to retain the authentic atmosphere that's ensured its top spot with tourists. Yalikavak's prosperity has had a knock-on effect on its property market, and marina property is booming. Discover why this beautiful town is an ideal place for property investment.
The small fishing village of Gumusluk is a picturesque spot on the Bodrum peninsula. Its fame has grown in latter years thanks to its fabulous seafood restaurants and an annual classical music concert, but this small seaside centre is still a lovely place for a holiday home - or even a year-round residence as Bodrum's reputation as an expat hub continues to grow.
The Bodrum Peninsula on the Aegean coast of Turkey is one of the country’s top holiday destinations. Comprising of the main town centre and smaller coastal resorts such as Yalikavak and Turgutreis, many nationalities descend on it every year, but it is particularly popular with the Brits. Idyllic vacations are not its only claim to fame though: many people are choosing to move to the area, resulting in large, active expat communities in Bodrum Town.
Istanbul's real estate market is fast-moving and, for smart investors, lucrative. However, investors are bombarded with offers to make up to 50% gains in the Istanbul property market. Some are legit - but many, many others are - at best - misleading. Cameron Deggin unpicks the fact from the fiction and explains how to identify a superb deal from a total turkey.
When investing in a large city like Istanbul, it's difficult to get your bearings. Prices, build qualities, locations - it all varies so much. Unfortunately, there are a large number of unscrupulous companies ready to take advantage of new buyers. This includes the growing phenomenon of guaranteed rental income. We explain how it works - and how best to avoid getting scammed in Istanbul.
As a predominately Muslim country, people are often surprised to learn that Turkey has a historical timeline steeped in Christianity. The most abundant and obvious relics from that era are old churches, still standing in places like central Anatolian Cappadocia and Istanbul. Indeed one doesn’t have to look far to see the signs of Christianity’s history in Turkey, here you can read all about churches in Turkey.
Bodrum on the Aegean coast of Turkey is a clustering of small holiday resorts and a larger town centre. Known as a major player of the Turkish Riviera, it has firmly established itself on the international yachting scene because of its excellence, not only for sailing boats but also for making them. Due to the enormous range of things to do and places to go, we have listed our top three favourite ideas of how to spend 24 hours in Bodrum.