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|As recently as the late 20th century, Galata rang with the songs and street-games of Jewish children speaking Judeo-Spanish.|
Today most of Istanbul's Jews live in more desirable residential quarters, though Galata's synagogues are still in use.
|The school known as Lycée de Galatasaray today, was founded in 1481 by Sultan Bayezid II in Istanbul to train civil servants and was then known as Galata Saray ( Galata Serai, Galata Palace).||10/31/2005||494|
|Galata Tower has dominated Beyoglu's skyline since 1348 and still offers the best panoramic views of the city. Above, the Golden Horn, Seraglio Point and Old Istanbul as seen from Galata Tower (looking south).|
Originally named the Tower of Christ, it was the highpoint in the city walls of the Genoese colony called Galata.The walls are long gone, but the great tower remains.
|This is a high definition picture of children playing on the roof of some building in the district of Galata near the Galata Tower in Istanbul, Turkey.||09/29/2006||1,516|
|In 1667 the Dutch raided the Medway, then protected only by Upnor Castle. This started a program of work to protect Chatham dockyard with the addition of Cockham Wood and Gillingham Forts which were built in 1669 and later in 1756 the Cumberland lines, defences around the dockyard, and Fort Amherst. Forts Pitt and Clarence were added in 1805 and then a ring of forts was built around the south, ...||12/15/2005||448|
|ariel picture of Camel Lairds dockyard in Birkenhead, UK. ||03/09/2006||396|
|Ships discarded for scrap.||10/04/2005||382|
|It's the Old Galata Bridge.||07/30/2005||782|
|Imported car storage at Royal Portbury Dockyard, Bristol, UK. Note the latest shipments rolling off the nearby ship.||02/03/2006||388|
|The Etz Ahayim Synagogue dates from the 17th century|
(see also "Synagogues of Galata").
The Volkswerft is a shipyard in the hanseatic city of Stralsund and was founded 1945. It is spezialized in container ships and supply vessels.
|This is the area where most of Indias Naval vessels are docked. It also has the oldest Dry docks in Asia. A region, which most people would not get a glimpse of. Thank You Google!||10/01/2005||822|