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.

Suleymaniye Mosque - Istanbul, Turkey

Photograph The Süleymaniye mosque by Necat ÇETİN -The Süleymaniye Mosque is an Ottoman imperial mosque located on the Third Hill of Istanbul, Turkey. It is the largest mosque in the city, and one of the best-known sights of Istanbul.

Istanbul Bosphorus by Erkan Adiguzel.

Amazing Istanbul view from a hill. Waters are the Bosphorus Strait which divides Istanbul into two parts. Luxury houses along the Bosphorus are multi-million dollar mansions with windows overlooking the great Istanbul.