0 Likes

Istanbul: Galata Tower
Istanbul

The Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi in Turkish) — called Christea Turris (the Tower of Christ in Latin) by the Genoese — is a medieval stone tower in the Galata district of Istanbul, Turkey, just to the north of the Golden Horn. One of the city's most striking landmarks, it is a high, cone-capped cylinder that dominates the skyline and affords a panoramic vista of Old Istanbul and its environs.

Wikipedia: Galata Tower

Note: Taken with a huge parallax (Galata is over 16 meters in diameter). The only way to hide the black hole at the nadir was to model the roof of the tower in 3D. Enjoy!

Copyright: Alexey Tsepelev
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7264x3632
Caricate: 17/04/2012
Aggiornato: 12/08/2014
Numero di visualizzazioni:

...


Tags: tower; roman; square; panorama; view; city; stone; autumn
comments powered by Disqus

Yavuz Sevimli - panoramikistanbul.com
Galata Tower
Alex Maksiov
Gala Tower, Istanbul
Hakan Durgut
Galata
Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin
Galata tower Istanbul
Alex Maksiov
Streets of Istanbul
Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin
Serdar-i Ekrim street, Istanbul / Galata tower
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Istanbul: Galata Turm
Özgür Örsoğlu
Galata Tower
Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin
Serdar-i Ekrim street, Istanbul
Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin
Serdar-i Ekrim street, Istanbul
Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin
Serdar-i Ekrim street, Istanbul
Alex Maksiov
Panorama of Istanbul
Kah Wai Lin
Amargosa Opera House
Luis Erantzcani
Night sun at Balandra
muscapix
Saline by night
Marek Koszorek
Ponta do Pargo
Ninoslav Adzibaba
Louvre Inner Court
zeljko soletic
Racic mausoleum
jacky cheng
2012年-四川-西来古镇-理发馆-1
Marcin Klaban
Abandoned school workshops.
made Pasuatmadi
Aerial Kuta, legian and seminyak
Arno Dietz
Utting Ammersee at night
Martin Hertel
Gimma ma'n Bier
Federico Infanti
Teatro Stabile del Veneto Carlo Goldoni
Alexey Tsepelev
Krasnoyarsk: Fountain of Justice
Alexey Tsepelev
Late summer in the thickets of ferns near Irkut river
Alexey Tsepelev
Maslinica: Bay
Alexey Tsepelev
Shelekhov: Gymnasium
Alexey Tsepelev
Salona: Ruins
Alexey Tsepelev
The Irkut river near Baklashi
Alexey Tsepelev
The Twilight Valley
Alexey Tsepelev
Shelekhov: Metallurg Square
Alexey Tsepelev
Istanbul: Gülhane Park
Alexey Tsepelev
Salona: Vine garden
Alexey Tsepelev
Krasnoyarsk: Our Ten
Alexey Tsepelev
Krasnoyarsk: Chapel Paraskeva
More About Istanbul

Istanbul (historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see the other names of Istanbul) is the largest city of Turkey and the third largest city in the world. The city covers 27 districts of the Istanbul province.It is located on the Bosphorus Strait and encompasses the natural harbor known as the Golden Horn, in the northwest of the country. It extends both on the European (Thrace) and on the Asian (Anatolia) side of the Bosphorus, and is thereby the only metropolis in the world which is situated on two continents. In its long history, Istanbul served as the capital city of the Roman Empire (330–395), the East Roman (Byzantine) Empire (395–1204 and 1261–1453), the Latin Empire (1204–1261), and the Ottoman Empire (1453–1922). The city was chosen as joint European Capital of Culture for 2010. The historic areas of Istanbul were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985.