İstanbul in 1919

A dear friend, Tuncay Yavuz,  sometimes shares his own finding in digging old British newspapers. This is a photo of the old city taken from a plane.

His thread:

Here is another one, present tense from a different Twitter user:

by @ercanarslana via

Destroying Istanbul to ‘Restore’ It

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Istanbul drops in rankings on most expensive cities list

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Istanbul launches major digital-focused tourism campaign

With 2016’s string of attacks – including one at Istanbul’s Atatürk International Airport – not yet forgotten, the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has

Istanbul Launches Global Tourism Campaign: ‘Visit Istanbul

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Airport showcase: Istanbul Airport, the biggest and the best

It was a truly historic event: Heads of State, Prime Ministers and high-ranking officials from around the world attended the grand opening ceremony.

UN: Turkey’s Istanbul has population higher than 131 countries

The population of Turkey’s biggest city of Istanbul is more than that of 131 countries in the world, according to the United Nations Population Fund.

4th Istanbul Design Biennial to spread across Europe

Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial collaborates with Luma Arles and Z33 – House for

More studies for the Great Istanbul Tunnel under the Bosporus

Work has started on a geological condition field study for a proposed 6.5km three-deck road and rail tunnel under the Bosporus Strait in Istanbul

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