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CULTURAL HERITAGE

Restoration for Etz Hayim Synagogue in Izmir started

One of the oldest Jewish sanctuaries in Turkey, the Etz Hayim Synagogue in Izmir’s Old Town-Kemeralti district dated back to 15th century will recover by the beginning of 2021 as an international restoration project initialized. The works have taken a start right after a marathon of consultations that took place in Izmir between the Turkish […]

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CULTURAL HERITAGE

Izmir’s old town “Kemeralti” takes step for UNESCO World Heritage List

ENGIN TATLIBAL ● Izmir’s historic city center, which has 2500 years of history and covering Kemeralti, Kadifekale and Basmane regions, has taken the first step to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Temporary List nomination application was submitted to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to be forwarded to UNESCO. The application file prepared […]

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