Galata tower, Istanbul, Turkey

The Galata Tower — called Christea Turris by the Genoese — is a medieval stone tower in the Galata/Karaköy quarter of Istanbul, Turkey, just to the north of the Golden Horn's junction with the Bosphorus.

Galata tower, Istanbul, Turkey

Galata Tower, built by the Genoese in before the Ottoman Conquest . Make sure to walk the district, very striking views of the Bosphorus thru narrow streets.

Blue Mosque - Istanbul

Istanbul is an interesting city of contrasts; Asia meets Europe, old meets new, rich meets poor.worth paying for a private tour inside Blue Mosque, shown here

Istanbul, Turkey

Maiden's Tower (Kiz Kulesi) in Istanbul. Located on a small island this tower has legends told and mysteries unsolved around it. Boats depart from the shores of the Bosphorus to the Maiden's Tower.

Istanbul - Taksim -

Cafes & restaurants in the area of the Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi in Turkish), Istanbul, Turkey

The Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Family Friendly Places in Turkey

New Mosque, Istanbul

Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.

Sogukçeşme Sokagi, a small street with historic houses in the Sultanahmet neighborhood of Istanbul, Turkey

Sogukçeşme Sokagi, a small street with historic wooden houses in the Sultanahmet neighborhood of Istanbul, Turkey

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