📩 11/03/2023 23:35
The Yenikapı Metro Transfer Point and the Arkeopark Area, where historical artifacts from Marmaray excavations will be exhibited, have come to an end. Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş stated that 3 projects related to the subject were evaluated and one of them would be put into practice.
With the completion of the Marmaray project, Yenikapı Metro Transfer Center will be an important center where approximately 2 million people will travel per day.
Thousands of historical artifacts uncovered during the excavations will be exhibited in a museum.
Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Kadir Topbaş, 8 bin 500 said that the archaeological findings of the past will take place at the museum station.
Topbaş said, “We wanted this station not only to be a metro node, but also to be a museum site, connecting the north-south-east-west axes. and as far as we have observed in the studies on this subject, these compilations have been made”.
42 out of 9 projects prepared by international architects competed for this important project. 9 of those 3 projects made it to the finals. One of them will give life to the Yenikapı region, which has been closed for years. In the projects, the excavation area will be protected as it is, and its integration with the city will be ensured. A biological treatment plant is also planned in the region where the station, which is expected to cost 300 million dollars, will be established.