Prinkipo Greek Orthodox Orphanage
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Contributor gokhanakman created this drone video of a notable landmark on the outskirts of Istanbul, Turkey. It's called the Prinkipo Greek Orthodox Orphanage, and it's located on Büyükada, one a group of nine islands situated in the Sea of Marmara, on the western fringes of the city. Built around the turn of the 20th century, it served as an orphanage until the 1960's. Believed to be the largest wooden building in Europe, its state of disrepair has put it atop numerous lists of endangered historical sites.
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The Prinkipo Greek Orphanage is a historic 20,000-square-meter wooden building on Büyükada, one of the nine Princes' Islands off the coast of Istanbul, Turkey, in the Sea of Marmara. It is considered the largest wooden building in Europe and second largest in the world. It served as an orphanage from 1903 to 1964