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Galata Tower, Istanbul, Turkey

 
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Distance from city center: 0.8mi
erato's pictureby erato Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 30th of September, 2010
We wanted to take some pictures of Istanbul so we decided to go up the Galata Tower and have a glimpse of the city. The view from up there is absolutely beautiful. we took turns in posing for photos and we had much fun.

The only thing I felt it was a shame, was that the whole tower was remodeled and modernized. Nothing of the traditional Ottoman style was visible and with that nightclub on top f the tower, well it just took the traditional feeling out of the building. For the view, though, it is worth to climb it.

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Büyük Hendek Cd, 34420 Istanbul Province/Istanbul, Turkey

 
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