"Galata tower" Istanbul Favorite Tip by luiggi

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  Galata tower
by luiggi

Favorite thing: Built in 1348 as the "Christea Turris" (Tower of Christ) by Genoese colonists at the highest point of the citadel of Galata - which was then a Genoese colony independent from Constantinople.

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  • Written Mar 26, 2005
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