The European Working Group on Humanitarian Operations (EURO HOpe) and Bilkent University, Koç University and Özyeğin University are organizing the sixth EURO HOpe mini-conference in Istanbul, Turkey (Taksim area) on 6-7 October 2022. The event will be in hybrid format. The main theme of the 2022 conference: Recent Developments in Humanitarian Operations and Supply Chains
Exploring Istanbul

Exploring Istanbul

Exploring Istanbul

Istanbul is a vibrant and lively city at the crossroads of Europe and Asia with a multitude of cultural attractions. Being the largest city in Turkey, it expands on the European and Asian sides and is home to around 15 million people. Taksim area is close to most of the tourist attractions. Istanbul, served as a capital for 16 centuries for two great empires, embracesa rich historical and cultural heritage with endless places to visit and explore

  • Dolmabahçe Palace
  • Topkapı Palace
  • Beylerbeyi Palace
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Hagia Sophia
  • Hagia Irene
  • Basilica Cistern
  • Theodosius (Şerefiye) Cistern
  • St. Stephen Church
  • Rumeli Fortress Museum
  • Istanbul Modern Art Museum
  • Istanbul Archaeological Museums
  • Pera Museum
  • SALT Galata
  • Borusan Contemporary
  • Galata Tower
  • Istiklal Street
  • St. Antuan Church
  • Princes’ Islands (Büyükada, Heybeliada, Burgazada, Kınalıada)

For taking a great walk with wonderful views:

  • Kuzguncuk district
  • Fener & Balat districts 
  • Moda district
  • Çengelköy district
  • Caddebostan coast
  • Bebek & Arnavutköy coast