Galata Tower Tours

Galata Tower is one of the best-known symbols of İstanbul that the observation terrace is full of travelers all the time. It has been built by Byzantine Emperor Justinian between 507 - 508 AD in the first place, current tower has been rebuilt by Genoese between 1348-1349 for military and fire surveillance purposes. Ottoman scientist Hezarfen Ahmet Celebi with the wings that he made from woods fly from Galata Tower to Doğancılar Square in Uskudar, he pass the bosporus with the help of the south-west winds.

 

Ottoman scientist Hezarfen Ahmet Celebi with the wings that he made from woods fly from Galata Tower to Doğancılar Square in Uskudar, he pass the bosporus with the help of the south-west winds.

 

According to a myth dating back to the Romans the couples who ascend the Galata Tower together will get married, if there will be no marriage for them in destiny, kinds of obstacles prevent them. 

 

Today it is a 10 floors museum where travelers are they form long queues to go to the viewing terrace. 

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