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Urban Amnesia

30 years ago, we used to go to Kumburgaz, a relatively close summer getaway for İstanboulites. On the way were vast sunflower fields, the owners wouldn’t care for the bypassers to steal a few flowers for the crunchy seeds. Now there are residences, villas, luxury sites in the place of[…]

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The Doğançay Museum

Interior of Doğançay Museum

This is a modern art museum in the heart of İstanbul. It’s a little bit off the grid in sense of marketing.  It’s not promoted as it should be. Therefore you don’t find a lot of news about it. But for me its a hidden gem. Housed in a historic[…]

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