You arrived in Istanbul by a Khlong Saen Saep boat to rebuild the monuments.
After you rebuilt all the monuments, you will travel by a bus to Athens.
- Evil eye
- Turkish slippers
When you complete all the levels
- Master Builder:
- 100% City:
This city contains 200 levels, consists of 120 normal levels, 60 side-levels, and 20 Helping Hand levels.
|1||Istanbul Archaelogy Museums||1-10|
|The Istanbul Archaeology Museums - the Archaeological Museum, Museum of the Ancient Orient, and Museum of Islamic Art - house objects representing almost every historical era. No word on how soon museum fatigue kicks in.|
|The palace might be the jewel of Istanbul, but the real jewel is the palace display of the 86-carat pear-shaped Spoonmaker Diamond - one of the largest diamonds in the world.|
|If you're feeling a little worn, it might help to visit this prominent museum. The ancient building is definitely older than you are: It's been standing for more than 1400 years.|
|Legend has it that Sultan Ahmet was so anxious for his mosque to be completed; he helped to build it. He might have known something. He died within a year of completion, at the tender age of 27.|
|This lovely example of a Byzantine church features remarkable mosaics, including Joseph's dream and his journey, the Nativity, the Flight into Egypt, the Mother mourning her children, and - oddly enough - Enrollment for Taxation.|
|If you're feeling lonely, a visit to Istanbul's Grand Bazaar might be in order. The 61 streets and nearly 3,000 shops attract 250,000 to 400,000 visitors daily.|
|The mosque, built by Süleyman the Magnificent, was indicative of his magnificently charitable mind set. He specified that his mosque have such public services as a soup kitchen and a hospital.|
|8||Rustem Pasha Mosque||71-80|
|You could say that visitors to this mosque end up feeling a little blue. The site is justifiably famous for a monumental array of ocean blue iznik tiles.|
|In 1632, Hezarfen Ahmet Çelebi, an early aviator, was said to have flown two miles on homemade wings from Galata Tower. Although physically impossible, the tall tale aroused so much fear in Sultan Murad IV; he exiled the poor aviator to Algeria.|
|The famous fortress was once called Boğazkesen Castle, or the "Throat Cutter." This is less bloodthirsty than it sounds. It refers to cutting the straits - or the "throat" - of the Bosphorus, not people.|
|When the Empress Eugénie of France visited the palace enroute to the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, she was so enchanted by it she duplicated her guest room window for the Tuileries in Paris.|
|Legend has it that an emperor built the tower to protect his beloved daughter after an oracle prophesied that she would be killed by a snake on her 18th birthday. On that day, the emperor brought her a basket of fruit to celebrate her escape from death. Unfortunately, a small snake hiding in the basket bit the young princess - and she died just as predicted.|
Helping Hand levels
Special Item Missions
|#||Levels||Special Item||Reward||Character Quote|
- Collect 10 purple gummy guys at level 41-50 to build a Resource Mart at level 41.
- Collect 10 purple gummy guys at level 81-90 to build a Resource Mart at level 81.
This track plays while on the city map. File:GD-Istanbul Audio.ogg
Quotes by Sam
- "Greetings from Istanbul!"
- "It's illuminating in Istanbul!"
- "Say hello to Istanbul!"
- "Welcome to incredible Istanbul!"