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Restoration work of the historical Kostaki Mansion begins again

Restoration work of the historical Kostaki Mansion begins again.

Restoration works are starting again in the historical mansion. For the Kostaki Mansion, the restoration of which has not been completed for 4 years, the land was delivered by being tendered for the second time.

A second tender was made for the Kostaki Mansion, whose restoration has not been completed for 4 years, and the land has been delivered. Restoration works, which will cost approximately 80 million TL, are planned to be completed in 410 days.

Kostaki Mansion

The restoration works of Kostaki Mansion, which was built in the 1900s on Zeytinlik Street in the Ortahisar district of Trabzon, could not be completed for 4 years. Restoration work started in 2018 in the mansion, which is among the few examples of civil architecture in Turkey, and the contract was terminated because the contractor company could not fulfill the technical conditions in the contract. While a tender was held for the restoration works of the mansion on 13 September 2022, the site was handed over to the relevant company yesterday. Making statements on the subject, Trabzon Provincial Culture and Tourism Acting Director Tamer Erdoğan said that the restoration work is planned to be completed in 410 days, but they are working to reduce it further. Erdogan said, “This venue is one of Trabzon’s rich mansions with its handcrafted decorations and architecture at the beginning of the 20th century. Its tender was held in 2017, but the tender was canceled because the contractor did not comply with the tender.

On July 18, 2022, I was appointed to the Trabzon Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism. After the appointment of our Minister of Culture and Tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy with the instruction and support of the Ministry, as a result of our consultations, and with the efforts of our Trabzon Governor İsmail Ustaoğlu, the Trabzon Kostaki Mansion tender was quickly realized on 13 September 2022. As of 12 October, the tender was held with the contractor company. The contract has been made.The site delivery of the mansion has been made. To the contractor company on October 17. We plan to open the Trabzon Museum Kostaki Mansion, where archaeological and ethnographic works will be exhibited, and present it to our local and foreign citizens. n visitors as soon as possible. 410 working days in the specification I hope that the contractor firm it gives. will put it into lower Service. The tender price is 78 million 451 thousand TL including VAT.

Kostaki Mansion

History of the Mansion

Kostaki Mansion was built as a residence in the early 1900s by Banker Kostaki Teophylaktos. It is known that many materials used in the building, whose architects were determined to be Italian, were brought from Italy. When Kostaki Teophylaktos went bankrupt in 1917, the mansion was bought by the Nemlioğlu Family, and all its assets were confiscated with this building. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, during his first visit to Trabzon on 15-17 September 1924, was hosted in this mansion with his wife Latife Hanım and the accompanying delegation.

Kostaki Mansion

Except for the basement floor of the historical mansion, which was used as an inspection building between 1931 and 1937, all the ground walls were completely decorated with pencil work. The mansion, which was restored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism between 1988-2001, was opened to visitors on April 22, 2001 as the Trabzon Museum.

Kostaki Mansion

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