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New openings in 2024

The St. Saviour in Chora (Kariye) is re-opened after years of restorations as a mosque and a museum.

Entrance fees in 2024

As of 1st of March 2024, many State museums' fees are set in Euros, to be paid its equivalent in Turkish Liras.

Museum Pass

You can buy the "Museum Pass" for foreigners which is valid for 5 days in various museums of Istanbul.

Museums open 7 days

Many State museums in Istanbul operate 7 days a week, except Topkapi Palace.

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Besiktas Sports Club

Besiktas sports clubBesiktas Jimnastik Klubu, known as BJK, was founded in Istanbul in 1903 as a Gymnastics club. Their Football (soccer) department was first founded in 1911. Along with Fenerbahce and Galatasaray teams, they're also the most known football club of Turkey playing in the Premier League. Besides football, BJK has several sports branches such as basketball, athletics, boxing, handball, wrestling, and so on. Their colors are black and white, their nickname is "black eagles".

Besiktas won the Turkish Super League for 16 times, being 2020 - 2021 season as the last one.

Today, its president is Mr. Fikret Orman and the club's headquarters is in Besiktas district. Their stadium, Inonu Stadium or Tüpras, is also located in Besiktas near the Dolmabahce Palace and has a capacity of 43,700 people after it was completely re-built recently. The old stadium could hold 32,145 fans only.

BJK Plaza
Akaretler Suleyman Seba Cad. No.92
Besiktas - Istanbul
Phone: +90 212 3101000
Fax: +90 212 2588194

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