The city in a few words

  • Istanbul is the largest city in the country with more than 15 million inhabitants and one of the largest agglomerations in Europe.
  • It is also the main economic hub of Turkey. This is the major city of Turkey from all perspectives: economy, industry, education and culture as well as being the most important import-export center.
  • Istanbul is a touristic city being home to many monuments as well as a reputable contemporary and modern art museum. 

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  • Istanbul Biennial: Septembre 4 to November 10, 2019
    This biennale is one of the most appreciated by the art world because of its quality. For this edition, the artistic direction was handed off to Nicolas Bourriaud, part of The WAL curatorial team.