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5 travel features tagged “Cultural Activities”

Istanbul’s new museum manifesto

A city-wide trend for new museums, exhibition spaces and art galleries displays where this rapidly changing city is going, rather than where it has been.
Read more… 20 December 2012

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The origins of bathhouse culture around the world

Starting as early as the Neolithic Age, the tradition of the public bath has changed over the years to adapt to evolving cultures and social norms.
Read more… 30 November 2012

Cultural encounters in Istanbul

Europe’s capital of culture for 2010, Istanbul has more to it than museums—from an encounter with the king of cake to a moment of peace on the Bosphorus.
Read more… 10 September 2010

A guide to Istanbul’s bath houses

If you want steam away the travel grime in Istanbul’s famed hamams, don’t be intimated by the rituals. There are a few simple rules to keeping your cool.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Uncover the secrets of Topkapi Palace

The opulent royal residence and harem has a storied history and magnificent collection on view.
Read more… 02 November 0010

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