The bridge is part of subway construction. Its construction has already begun. It has begun, but ignoring the criticisms that the current project will disrupt the silhouette of the historical peninsula.
First UNESCO had warned, then non-governmental organizations. And that warning, perhaps the last time was repeated:
“The Haliç Metro Bridge at the construction site has been on the public agenda since 2005 due to the meetings of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee and the discussions on the Istanbul skyline, and despite all the changes made, it will disrupt the visual integrity of the Süleymaniye Mosque and the entire Golden Horn silhouette. Instead of this pole and cable bridge, another design is possible. "
Internationally renowned Prof. Cemal Kafadar said, “Cultural heritage is not a detail. "If that legacy is Süleymaniye Mosque, it is not at all."
The historical silhouette it draws attention to, a legacy that will pass from generation to generation ...
Here, 4018 names who claimed that legacy signed the same text. Orhan Pamuk, Genco erkal, Zeynep Oral, Ara Güler, Sera Yılmaz are just a few of the names that signed the text ...
And those signatures were sent to the Prime Ministry, the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Source: CNN TURK