"The great look-out" Galata Tower Tip by viddra
Galata Tower, Istanbul: 99 reviews and 234 photos
The Galata Tower is located at the hill overlooking the Bosphorus, the Golden Horn and the Sea of Marmara.
It?s 61m high and you can climb 143 steps to get to the viewing terrace.
The present tower was built by the Genoese between 1348 and 1349 as part of defense walls. In the Ottoman period, it was used as a prison, warehouse, lighthouse and observing tower.
Address: Buyuk Hendek Cad., Beyoglu
Phone: 212 293 8180
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