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Galata Tower, Istanbul: 99 reviews and 234 photos
Build by the Genoeses as a watch tower for defense purposes..
Galata is the quarter which occupies around the tower. City's one of the most attractive landmarks is the Galata Tower, whose huge, cone-capped form dominates the skyline on the Galata side of the Golden Horn. It was built in 1348. The tower was thoroughly rebuilt several times during the Ottoman period and in the past decade it has been superbly restored.It was opened to the public in 1967 and has now a modern restorant and cafe on its upper floors.
Just enjoy the wonderful view from the top of the tower..
Address: Buyuk Hendek Cad., Beyoglu
Phone: +90 212 293 8180
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