Five hundred years after his death, Leonardo da Vinci’s interaction with the Ottomans is memorialised in his designs for a bridge and his overtures to the Ottoman Sultans of the time.
The journey of a 60-year-old Turk who mastered the art of adorning mosques with glittering messages in the holy month of Ramadan.
From the 1950s to the 1990s, Istanbul’s historic Golden Horn was a prime dumping spot for industrial waste - but all that has changed. This is the story of how Istanbul reversed the damage.
Think you know the city? Think again.
Cengiz Kocak landed safely and his parachute rapidly activated after he jumped from the 36-metre high balcony of the tower.
Cengiz Kocak, Turkey’s most prolific BASE jumper, has leaped off high-rise buildings, telephone towers and hills. He says he does it to remind himself that he's not dead yet. Next on his list is Istanbul's historic Galata Tower.
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