Istanbul Opera House to Become one of Istanbul's Iconic Buildings in Taksim
By: Turkish Tourism
The new project of Istanbul's Atatürk Cultural Center comprising a total enclosed area of 102.736 m2 will be carried out by Murat Tabanlıoğlu, son of Hayati Tabanlıoğlu, the architect of the former Atatürk Cultural Center which was located in the same place.
Set to appeal to larger crowds, the new opera house and cultural center project started with the construction of five culture blocks in the famous Taksim Square; consisting of three different halls which can accommodate a total of 3,737 people, cinema and theater, recording studios, rehearsal halls, exhibition halls, art galleries, rooms for soloists and orchestras, meeting rooms, restaurants and cafeterias as well as cultural streets spanning the surrounding area.
About Turkish Cultural and Tourism Office in Dubai
The Turkish Cultural and Tourism Office in Dubai is the official representative of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism. One of the main aims of the Tourism Office is to bridge the gap between cultures and foster relationships with the travel industry by organising promotional activities throughout the GCC. The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism participates in travel exhibitions and conferences to position the country as a leading tourist destination. With its breath-taking views, unique historical and archaeological sites, steadily improving hotel and touristic infrastructure and a tradition of hospitality and competitive prices, it's no wonder Turkey is among the most sought-after travel destinations in the world.
The primary functions of The Turkish Cultural and Tourism Office in Dubai are:
•Supervises all promotional activities relating to Turkey in the GCC
•Liaise with travel agencies
•Organises roadshows to further promote Turkey as a destination for leisure, shopping, health, sports and invest in the MICE (meetings, incentives, conference and exhibitions)