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Suleymaniye - monument to golden age

This mosque is considered the highest point of architecture of the Ottoman Empire's golden age, which is associated with the name of Suleyman the Magnificent

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New entertainment center to open on Baku Boulevard

Caspian Waterfront, a large entertainment center on the Baku Seaside Boulevard, will open this year, director at Chapman Taylor company, which designed the center, Tim Carran said. Carran said that the company is …

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 Roman burial ground discovered in Turkey's Kutahya

Remains of buried Romans have been found during excavation for Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project in Domanic district of Turkey's western Kutahya province.  The project will start transporting natural gas from …

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Georgian gas stations among world's best top 10

Two Georgian gas stations are among the 10 most beautiful gas stations in the world, according to the London-based architecture website DesignCurial. DesignCurial has ranked the world’s 10 best, based on “design, innovation …

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Turkish leaning minaret rivals Tower of Pisa

The angle of an 11th century mosque minaret near the eastern Turkish province of Elazığ has drawn comparisons to Pisa’s famous leaning tower. The red brick minaret of the Harput Ulu mosque in Elazığ’s Alayaprak district …

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Heydar Aliyev Centre runs for RIBA international prize

The Heydar Aliyev Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects is among the shortlist for New Global Prize for Architecture announced by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), CNN reports. The Arquipelago Contemporary Arts Centre, the …

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Syria recaptures Palmyra

There is fierce fighting for Palmyra in Syria between government troops and terrorists. The terrorists had managed to thwart the efforts of the Syrian army to take down the flag of the terrorist group Daesh, banned in Russia, from the hill where …

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New Mosque in Istanbul

One of the largest mosques in Istanbul is the New Mosque (or New Valide Sultan Mosque). The construction of the mosque began in 1597. It was ordered by Sultana Safiye, who was the wife of Sultan Murad III. The architect of the mosque became an …

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Exhibition of legendary Zaha Hadid in Hermitage

The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is hosting the first in Russia retrospective exhibition of British architect Zaha Hadid. The project was prepared specifically for the Nicholas Hall of the Winter Palace - the main ceremonial …

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