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İstanbul's status as world heritage city hangs in balance

İstanbul’s status as world heritage city hangs in balance

24 March 2011, Thursday / YASİN KILIÇ, İSTANBUL A group of experts from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has submitted a report on the ongoing metro bridge being constructed over the Haliç (Golden Horn) to the international body’s headquarters in Paris. İstanbul faces consignment from the World Heritage List to the […]

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Japanese experts say human breath damages Hagia Sophia

Japanese experts say human breath damages Hagia Sophia

VERCİHAN ZİFLİOĞLU ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News If Japanese experts determine that human breath increases the humidity level in the Hagia Sophia Museum, the number of visitors to the building will be limited. Research about the issue will start Feb 16 with the participation of Japanese scientists A debate about potentially limiting visitors to Istanbul’s […]

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