Cultural heritage of Turkey now in 3-D

Cultural heritage of Turkey now in 3-D

ISTANBUL-Hürriyet Daily News
Cultural heritage of Turkey now in 3-D

This photo shows a 3D monument of ‘Maiden’s Tower.’ The company 3DLocationEarth. com made 500 3-D monuments total and put them on Google Earth.

Company titled 3DLocationEarth.com aims to reflect the cultural and historical heritage of Istanbul by putting Istanbul’s and Turkey’s monuments on Google Earth. This is a social responsibility project, according to company. With this application the important monuments of Turkey will be visible by the whole world.

The project covers monuments and buildings such as, Topkapı Palace, Sultanahmet Mosque, Sultanahmet Square, Hagia Sophia, Mısır Çarşısı (Egyptian Bazaar), Yedikule Zindanları (Yedikule Dungeons), Rumeli Hisarı, Çırağan ve Dolmabahçe Palaces, Galata Tower and Kızkulesi (Maiden’s Tower), Ankara Tower, Bodrum Tower, Ephesus Ancient Theater, Artemis Temple, Virgin Marry Church, Aspendos, Side Ancient Site, Mersin’s Maiden’s tower and Ancient Roman road, Konya Mevlana Temple.

The company made total of 500 monuments and put it on Googlearth. The monuments will also be visible on www.3DLocationEearth.com. The general manager of the company Aybars Görpe said, their aim is to reach the historical beauties from Edirne to Kars and carry those monuments online with 3-D characteristics.

Görpe also said: “We will be working with Sultanahmet Tourism and Investors Association (SUYAD) and we will make projects to attract more people to touristic venues of Turkey.”

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