Construction damages Byzantine-era walls in Istanbul
Published on July 22nd, 2013 | by Admin0
Earthmovers have been digging one meter deep next to the Byzantine-era walls in the Yedikule Gardens and destroying parts of the walls since July 6 as part of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s project to construct a park with a decorative pool, a statement by the association read.
The gardens, which are a UNESCO-protected site, lie along the old city walls and across the way from the Sea of Marmara and a different park of pathways that hugs the shoreline.
Story: Hurriyet Daily News | Photo: DHA Photo