Take in dramatic panoramic views of the city and traditional Turkish fare atop Galata Tower. A recognizable symbol of the city's skyline, the tower stands 66.9 m (219.5 ft) high. Often referred to as the "Tower of Christ," it was the tallest and most important building during the time it was being built. Have a meal or enjoy a drink at the restaurant and cafe located at the top. After hours the upper portion turns into a lively nightclub. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Istanbul holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Galata Tower and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Galata Tower Reviews
Aşkını korkuluklara sivri bir cisimle kazımayanı kuleden aşağı atıyorlar galiba. Ayrıca hangi sevgilimle çıktıysam hepsiyle bir ayrılık yaşadım fakat durmak yok yola devam... more »I think they're throwing your love off the tower for not scraping it off the railings with a pointed object. Besides, I've had a breakup with all of my girlfriends, but don't stop...
Sıra beklemeyi göze alın ve muhteşem manzarayı izleyin bir de ezan saatine denk gelirseniz özellikle akşam ezanı resmen görsel ve işitsel şölen more »Risk waiting in line and watch the magnificent view, and if you come across the hour of the prayer, especially the evening prayer is officially a visual and auditory feast
Really good view of Istanbul that allows you to take some incredible photos/time lapses/panoramic photos of Istanbul. The tower cost 35 lira per person to enter. But I would recommend paying for the simulator for an extra 15 lira as it allows you to get a 4D experience of the whole of Istanbul as well as giving you a sort of rollercoaster feeling. The top of the tower has a cafe & the floor below has a restaurant, both of which don’t seem too pricey. We went to the cafe and had 2 teas and coke and it was 17 Lira which isn’t bad at all. As for why I am giving this 5 stars, check the photos 🤓
I went to Galata Tower twice during my trip to Istanbul and it’s a wonderful place to be at. Specially at sunset time. The ticket price is TL 25 and up to 6 are free. There is an elevator inside so one don’t need to climb the stairs. There is a fine dine restaurant at the top with great views. The area around Galata is really nice with a lot of restaurants and small shops for souvenirs and many other things. It’s a must visit if you are in Istanbul.
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