Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Adil Karaismailoğlu, stated that after the launch of the Küçük Çamlıca Radio and Television Tower, work has begun to remove the antennas that become dysfunctional and cause visual pollution, and said, “Now, we will clear this metal forest from here. We will prevent both image and electromagnetic pollution. " said.
In his statement, Karaismailoğlu drew attention to the importance of the tower in terms of preventing pollution of the view of Istanbul.
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that there were a total of 25 transmitter antennas in the region, 3 in Büyük Çamlıca and 28 in Küçük Çamlıca, and that they started their demolition as of today.
They each established their own television or radio antenna in Turkey since ancient times and therefore Camlica Hill, "a metal forest" voicing return Karaismailoğlu, "Now we'll clear this forest of metal here. We will prevent both image and electromagnetic pollution. " he spoke.
"We are bringing Istanbul a symbolic structure with tourism value"
Explaining that the radios that the said antennas serve, transmit their broadcasts in groups to Küçük Çamlıca Radio and Television Tower, Karaismailoğlu said, “We have started the dismantling of the antennas right now. Our friends will continue to work quickly and we will clear the antennas from the area as soon as possible. " used the expression.
Karaismailoğlu stated that they want to bring a lush Camlica to Istanbul and said:
“By cleaning the metal forest in Çamlıca, we will bring our citizens of Istanbul to a lush Çamlıca. In this way, we bring together Turkish publishing with a smart, stylish and environmentalist structure that has achieved the conditions of the time, and we also bring a symbolic structure to Istanbul with tourism value.
Countdown to the tower's cruise floors and restaurants
Karaismailoğlu said that Küçük Çamlıca Radio and Television Tower, which is 369 meters high, built on an area of 10 thousand square meters and is the highest tower in Europe, is 587 meters above sea level.
Stating that the tower is not only a television and radio tower, it will also be the new touristic center of Istanbul, Karaismailoğlu stated that the cruise floors and restaurants will be put into service soon.
Karaismailoğlu, who also visited the administrative buildings of some radio groups in Büyük Çamlıca, stated that the transfer of the broadcasts of 100 radios broadcasting from the antennas in Büyük and Küçük Çamlıca to the new tower has been completed.
Karaismailoğlu said, "We are breaking a first in the world with the Camlica Tower, which is the tallest tower in Europe, and giving 100 radio broadcasts from a single point." said.