International Council on Monuments and Sites

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International Council on Monuments and Sites

(ICOMOS)
An international, nongovernmental, professional organization composed of 65 national committees and 14 International specialized committees for the study and conservation of historic buildings, districts and sites; founded in 1965; maintains a secretariat in Paris.
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THE INTERNATIONAL Committee on Monuments and Sites (Icomos) notes two examples from Turkey as the most similar to the Torre de Manila case: the construction of a bridge at the historic center in Istanbul that would cause the visual obstruction of the Suleimanye Mosque; and the skyscrapers affecting the visual integrity of the Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque, also in Istanbul.
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