Istanbul

Enjoy the Panoramic views of Istanbul from the Galata Tower

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The Galata Tower is one of the most markable eye catching landmark of Istanbul as this tower is visible from every nook and corner of the Istanbul. The Galata Tower is not just a historical monument, but it is the best place to enjoy the 360 degree panoramic views of the beautiful city of Istanbul. The visitors can enjoy the views of all the seven hills of Istanbul, Bosphorus, Golden Horn and the famous Topkapi Palace. The tower has loads of folk tales spread over the city as the tower is also regarded as a symbol of love in Istanbul. The people of Istanbul say that the two lovers who are not meant to be together cannot reach the top of the tower together as they believe that the tower has some powers to stop them and they also believe that the one gets married to that person with whom they go up to the tower for the first time.

See also : Walk across the Galata Bridge

The visitors can also enjoy the wonderful 3D animated short film about Hezarfen Ahmet Çelebi who tried to make wings and go up to the Galata Tower. The Galata Tower also accommodates few nice cafes and restaurants which usually remains crowded. The best time to visit the Galata Tower is on weekdays as it remains less crowded and if possible don’t forget to witness the amazing sunset.

Opening Hours: From 09:00am to 07:00pm daily.

Ticket Prices: 10 YTL per person (Adult/Child)

Location: Bereketzade Mh. Galata Kulesi Beyoğlu, Turkey‎.

How to reach: The nearest metro station is Şişhane on the Yenikapi-M2 Metro Line Hacıosman, which is just a 6 minute walk away from the tower.
The nearest tram station is Tünel which is just a 7 minute walk away from the tower.

Contact: +90 212 244 7736"

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