Property project to take place in Antalya

A new project has been unveiled in Antalya that aims to stop some properties being confiscated once the owners of the property die. Beneficiaries to property are sometimes cheated out of their rightful inheritance of property in Turkey as unclaimed property in Turkey can be taken by some individuals by fraudulent means. Inherited property was … Continue reading

1,800-year-old “Weary Herakles” statue to be returned to Turkey

                Turkey’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Ertugrul Gunay, announced that the top portion of the 1,800-year-old “Weary Herakles” statue will be returned to Turkey by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. The top half will be returned to rejoin the lower half of the statue which was … Continue reading

Antalya Airport declared as Europe’s best airport for 2010

Airports Council International has chosen Antalya Airport as the best airport in Europe for 2010 in the size range of handling between 10-25 million passengers a year. Manager of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Bilal Ekşi said: “The Antalya Airport, which hosted 10 million passengers in the first six months of this year has achieved … Continue reading

New toy museum opens in Antalya

A toy museum with over 3,000 displays from the 1860s to present day has opened in the southern province of Antalya. Opened on April 23 which was also Children’s Day, the toy museum is seen as one of the most successful in the world. The Antalya Toy Museum presents toys that have been collected from … Continue reading

Antalya’s Sand Sculpture Festival starts on May 1

The fifth International Antalya Sand Sculpture Festival will begin May 1 in the southern province. A total of 10,000 tons of sand would be used for the sculptures, with nearly 25 artists from 11 countries taking part. Sculptures to be displayed include “Batman,” “Matrix,” “Star Wars,” “Titanic,” and “E.T.” 160,000 people visited the festival in … Continue reading