I saw you in a map yesterday my beloved Istanbul

Published 11.05.2011 17:47
Updated 11.05.2011 17:48

Photographer Utku Topal, banker Ufuk Mumay and translator İlkem İbrahimoğlu have set up a website geared for those who want to get to know Istanbul better. Visitors to 'walkingistanbul.com' will be able to acquire a variety of walking routes from maps as well as obtain information regarding historical sites.

Istanbul-lover photographer Utku Topal, banker Ufuk Mumay and translator İlkem İbrahimoğlu have taken photographs of the city's most significant historical sites and added them on to Google, noting their location and status.

'Walkingistanbul. com', the website set up by Topal, Mumay and İbrahimoğlu allows visitors to discover walking routes throughout the city, while also being able to see historical sites. Visitors can click on the balloons located on the google maps depicting routes to see which historical sites are located on the route. The website provides further information of the historical sites on routes by providing photographs and details, including museum telephone numbers and addresses. The website also provides information about the city's cultural and art events, while it is also possible to obtain news about the city as well as hotel information.


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