The Walls of Jedikoule in the city of Istanbul, Turkey
[Original] Constantinople. Les Murs de Jedikoule [end]
Turkey's most populous city and its cultural and economic center, Istanbul is the world's only major city that is on two continents. Part of the city is in Europe, and part of it is in Asia. As of the 2000 census, it is the second largest city in Europe and was previously known as Constantinople, capital of Byzantium until its conquest by the Ottoman Turks in 1453.