Istanbul in uproar over restoration damage to iconic Galata Tower

August 18, 2020 - General

Cell phone footage of restoration workers drilling down the stone wall of Istanbul’s 14th-century Galata Tower created a political firestorm Wednesday and forced the culture ministry into a hasty retreat.

The iconic 67-metre (220-foot) structure overlooking the Golden Horn
is a massive draw for tourists and an enduring symbol of Istanbul
[Credit: Carlos Delgado/WikiCommons]The iconic 67-metre (220-foot) structure overlooking the…

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