The Maiden's Tower, also known as Leander's Tower since the medieval Byzantine period, is a tower lying on a small islet located at the southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait 200 m from the coast of Üsküdar in Istanbul, Turkey.
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.
We'll cross The Bosphorus Bridge, from Asia to Europe, at the start of the Istanbul Marathon. The bridge is m ft) long with a deck width of 39 m ft). The distance between the towers (main span) is m ft) and their height over road level is 105 m ft).
Anadolu Kavağı lies at the entrance of the Anatolian side of the Bosphorus from the Black Sea,great place for a quiet day trip,with little fish restaurants,waffle and ice cream corners.just opposite, on the European side is Rumeli Kavağı