Galata Tower

By | 2017-02-20T12:30:18+00:00 May 18th, 2015|Categories: Istanbul Main Attractions|Tags: , |

The Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi in Turkish) — called Christea Turris (the Tower of Christ in Latin) 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. One of the city's most striking landmarks, it is a [...]

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