Istanbul’s Third Bosphorus Bridge- Construction over a year by the Sentinel-2A satellite… Istanbul news roundup…

Istanbul’s Third Bosphorus Bridge opens today! Construction over a year by the Sentinel-2A satelliteNon-Political (   Third bridge over Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait opens A third bridge over the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul was opened on Aug. 26 with a ceremony attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and other top officials, including … Read more

The decline of Istiklal Street, Taksim… a piece by @140Journos

The piece is in Turkish and it is a photo-story of store closures in the once extremely lively İstiklal Street… In other Istanbul related news:  Historic tunnel in Istanbul to open to traffic again The Beylerbeyi Palace Tunnel, which was commissioned by Ottoman Sultan Mahmud II and constructed between 1829 and 1832, will be opened to traffic … Read more