Projections and Nav Modes
  • Normal View
  • Fisheye View
  • Architectural View
  • Stereographic View
  • Little Planet View
  • Panini View
Click and Drag / QTVR mode
For Non-Commercial Use Only
This panorama can be embedded into a non-commercial site at no charge. 詳しくはこちら
Do you agree to the Terms & Conditions?
For commercial use, 連絡ください
Embed this Panorama
For Non-Commercial Use Only
For commercial use, 連絡ください
License this Panorama

Enhances advertising, editorial, film, video, TV, Websites, and mobile experiences.



Istanbul: Galata Tower

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
Taken: 19/11/2011
送信日: 17/04/2012
更新日: 28/03/2015


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