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  • Galata Kulesi
  • Galata Tower
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  • Travelling/Entertaiment > Tourist Sites
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  • Europe Turkey Turkey Bereketzade Mahallesi, Galata Kulesi, 34421 Beyoğlu/İstanbul,
  • distance [서울]from 7,953.3km
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 high, cone-capped cylinder that dominates the skyline and offers a panoramic vista of Istanbul's historic peninsula and its environs.