GALATA TOWER

IN BEYOGLU

The Roman Emperor Anastasius constructed the Galata Tower in 528 A.D. during the Latin invasion, and they destroyed the tower. Later, it was rebuilt by the Genoese in 1348 and named Crist Tower.

It was used as a watchtower for many years. Because the Galata Tower was the highest construction in Istanbul with 67 m length. The tower is located in the Galata neighborhood of the Beyoglu district.

The tower had been used for different purposes, and finally, they converted it into a museum. The top of it is a panoramic balcony, museum, cafe & restaurant.

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