Farmers, wearing oman style clothing, behaved like the ancient sellers. AA photo

People exchange products in Roman Bazaar at ancient city

In a “Roman bazaar” recently set up in the ancient city of Aizanoi, people bartered their products as in ancient ages. Those who brought three eggs were able to take a watermelon. Pamukkale University member...

İzmir’s treasures to be shown in five new open-air museums

The western province of İzmir, a treasure trove of archaeological and historical sites, will open five more open-air museums to house archaeological artifacts recovered from excavations that are set finished over the next few...
The beads are one of the oldest multilayeredglass products found in Japan. AFP photo

Roman jewellery found in Japan tomb

In a “Roman bazaar” recently set up in the ancient city of Aizanoi, people bartered their products as in ancient ages. Those who brought three eggs were able to take a watermelon. Pamukkale University member...
Ephesus ancient city meets sea again

Ephesus ancient city meets sea again

The ancient city of Ephesus, one of the premier tourist sites in Turkey readies to have a harbor on the Aegean coast again. Ephesus used to have a harbor on the Aegean coast, İzmir...
Ancient theater readies for Berlin Philharmonic concert

Ancient theater readies for Berlin Philharmonic concert

Four years of work to restore and strengthen the ancient theater at Ephesus in İzmir’s Selçuk district are wrapping up, and some parts of the theater will be opened for a special concert by...
Small village basks in sun next to renowned Ephesus

Small village basks in sun next to renowned Ephesus

Apples, oranges, pomegranates, or grapes: around this time most kinds of fruit are hanging on the trees of the village of Şirince, waiting to be picked. Most of the trees are almost collapsing under...

Turkey sees 2 mln drop in tourism due to crises

Some 2 million fewer tourists visited Turkey this year due to tensions with Syria, political problems with Iran and continuing weak demand from Israel, according to Tourism Minister Ertuğrul Günay. Despite the more anemic figures,...
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