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Lockdown exodus sells out rentals in Turkey's Kuşadası, Didim

The increased demand for summerhouses in resort towns for the ongoing 17-day lockdown left the market for rental houses nearly empty in Turkey's Aegean resort towns Kuşadası an..

Turkey’s interest-free banks’ share to double by 2025: S&P report

Turkey’s interest-free banks, commonly known as "participation banks" within the country, that operate under the scope of Islamic finance, have grown at a healthy pace over the last fi..

DİDİM HİSTORY

Didim History Apollo Temple Didyma Temple of Apollo old times Didim is shaped as a peninsula surrounding Mugla on the east coast with huge inlet of Akbuk town, Aegean sea on the west and east coast..

Ancient wonder Göbeklitepe hopes to host 1M visitors this year

Following a challenging pandemic year, the ancient site of Göbeklitepe in Turkey’s southeastern Şanlıurfa province, dubbed as the "zero point of history," expects to wel..

Istanbul to get 2 new subway lines: Turkish transport minister

Turkey’s biggest metropolis Istanbul is getting two new subway lines, totaling 12.9 kilometers (8 miles), the transport and infrastructure minister announced Monday. The first will be establi..

Foreigners invest over $8 billion in real estate, mortgages in Turkey

Foreigners have invested more than TL 67 billion ($8 billion) in real estate in Turkey to date, an Anadolu Agency (AA) report said Monday. Most of the foreign customers bought real estate in Istanb..

New Atatürk Cultural Center's construction nears completion

Construction work at the new Atatürk Cultural Center (AKM), one of the landmarks of Istanbul's Taksim Square, continues diligently, on track to be completed in June. The building's founda..

Early bookings for southern Turkey’s Bodrum indicate successful 2021 tourist season

Early bookings for vacations in Turkey's touristic seaside town of Bodrum in the southwestern Muğla province signal a better upcoming season during this challenging COVID-19 period, local tourism ..

Major Turkish contractor Rönesans awarded project in Moscow

Turkish contractor Rönesans Holding has picked up an award at the CRE All-Russia Awards 2020 thanks to its Neva Towers project, a business and residential complex in Moscow. According to the s..

Properties sold to foreigners online

Turkish real estate companies have launched online property sales to foreigners as the coronavirus pandemic prevents potential homebuyers traveling to the country.  “..

Istanbul mansion of Jewish architect who fled Nazis on sale for $13 million

The Istanbul mansion of renowned Jewish German architect and urban planner, Bruno Taut, who fled Nazi Germany for Turkey, has been put on sale for TL 95 million ($12.8 million). The villa, overlook..

Istanbul metro boosts number of female drivers

Metro Istanbul, the municipality’s company running metro lines, hired 88 female drivers, increasing the number of female drivers from only 11 to 99. New drivers received their badges after compl..