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#ComeSeeTurkey at TAV Gallery Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir

#ComeSeeTurkey, which is a promotional project for Turkey held on popular social network Instagram, meets passengers at TAV Gallery Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir, culture and art platforms located at the airports operated by TAV. The shots taken by 20 people famous on social media from 13 different countries will be showcased at Istanbul Atatürk, Ankara Esenboğa and Izmir Adnan Menderes airports for one month.

As one of the most significant country promotion projects held on social media, #ComeSeeTurkey, is presented at the culture and art platform TAV Gallery located at Istanbul Atatürk, Ankara Esenboğa and Izmir Adnan Menderes airports operated by TAV Airports. #ComeSeeTurkey photos, which are taken at 23 cities of Turkey and seen by more than 45 million people, taken by 20 photographers who are followed the most on the Instagram from 13 different countries also attracted huge interest at the airports.

Organized by the support of Culture and Tourism Ministry and Photojournalists Association of Turkey having Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) under the roof of Presidency as the main sponsor, #ComeSeeTurkey aims to reflect Turkey's cultural and natural wealth, history and people through the universal language of photography. The beauties of Turkey, which are considered as "must-see"s, are reflected through the perspectives of 20 photographers from 13 different countries, who are followed the most on the Instagram for #ComeSeeTurkey project. 71 of these shots are exhibited at TAV Airport’s culture and art platform TAV Gallery Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir.

Having taken photos at 23 cities between April 15th and 26th and May 14th and 26th within the scope of #ComeSeeTurkey project, 20 photographers shared 3 photos of Turkey on Instagram every day with the hashtag of #ComeSeeTurkey. Some of the photographers of the project are Thomas Kakareko (Germany), Morgan Stone Grethet (the USA), Putri Anindya (Indonesia), Atle Skoglie (Norway), Masaya Suzuki (Japan), Sezgin Yılmaz and Mustafa Seven (Turkey).

#ComeSeeTurkey can be visited at TAV Gallery Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir for one month.