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.

Kız Kulesi, İstanbul

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.


The ancient Galata Tower is 9 stories high with restaurant on top, and is a must see in Istanbul. Check out our article: Galata Dining: 10 Restaurants in Istanbul’s Trendy Neighbourhood on The Culture Trip:


Istanbul is one of my dearest cities. It has a lot of character and places that are a 'must-see'.


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