If you’re an art enthusiast who has always been interested in visiting Turkey, you might want to check out Contemporary Istanbul, which takes place from December 3 -6, 2009.
This event promotes Turkish art as well as international pieces from both national and international galleries, artists, collectors, curators and critics. The show will take place at the Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center located at Harbiye 80230 (right in the heart of the city).
Painting, sculpture, plastic arts, gravure, works on paper, photography, installation, video, original graphics / multiples and limited editions will all be on display. Remember to stay at one of our gorgeous luxury hotels in Istanbul if you’re attending Contemporary Istanbul 2009!
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Grand, sweeping spaces, high ceilings and an Ottoman design, any lover of fine art will enjoy a stay at Ciragen Palace Kempinski Istanbul. This imperial hotel used to be a Sultan’s palace, and is the place of choice for traveling heads of state, royalty, movie stars and other VIPs.
A tiny boutique hotel in Istanbul, A’jia Hotel is right on the shores of the Bosphorus. Guests who stay here will get the ultimate in sophisticated service. We really enjoy the historical character of this mansion-like hotel.
Another gorgeous luxury retreat in Turkey right on the water, Sumahan is perfect for guests who want an excellent view of Istanbul’s palaces, skyscrapers, Hagia Sophia and the straight. You might see some of Europe’s more secretive celebrities hanging out here, so keep your eyes peeled.