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The Prinkipo Greek Orphanage, Princes’ Islands, Turkey

The Prinkipo Greek Orphanage is considered to be the largest wooden building in Europe and the second largest in the world. The impressive structure is located on Büyükada (Prinkipo), the largest of the Princes’ Islands off the coast of Istanbul.

Posted in 2018, Shortlist 2018, Turkey

Ancient city of Hasankeyf and its surroundings, Turkey

Sitting on the banks of the Tigris River in south-eastern Turkey, not far from the border with Syria, the 12,000-year-old settlement of Hasankeyf has been home to almost every major Mesopotamian civilization. From Neolithic caves to Roman ruins and Medieval

Posted in 2016, Shortlist, Turkey

14 European sites shortlisted for ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ programme 2016

Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage organisation, and the European Investment Bank Institute (EIBI) announce today the 14 monuments and sites shortlisted for ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ programme 2016 by an international panel of experts in various fields. PRESS RELEASE

Posted in 2016, Armenia, Belgium, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, News, Norway, Portugal, Shortlist, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom

St. George Armenian Church in Mardin, TURKEY

Mardin is a town with a very old Christian tradition, surrounded by many early Syriac Christian churches and monasteries. The local authorities, who are aware of the potential economic advantages from tourism, are supportive of restoration projects in the town.

Posted in 2013, Turkey Tagged with: