Istanbul is the 5th most visited city in the world today, with over 12 million visitors in 2015. But how many have seen it like this? These are some incredible views, shot with a DJI Phantom 3 quadcopter.
See if you can spot these famous landmarks in the video below.
1. The Hagia Sophia Museum was originally built as a church in the 6th century by the Justinian the Great. It was once used as a mosque, but now is a museum.
2. The Bosphrus waterway is one of the busiest in the world. It’s the only route between the oil-rich Black Sea and the Mediterranean. Over 200 million tons of oil are shipped through this channel each year.
3. Maiden’s Toweris located at the south entrance of the Bosphorus waterway, and has a history dating back to ancient times. It was used as a strategic defense tower, watch tower, lighthouse, barracks, and quarantine station. In modern times, it was used in the 1998 James Bond movie “The World Is Not Enough”. Now, it’s a popular restaurant.