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an old tower stands in the middle of a city
Galata Tower
Galata Tower has a Byzantine origin. In order to guard the entrance to Golden Horn, Justinian built a Byzantine Tower called “Megalos Pyrgos” which was replaced by the Genoese and named as “Christea Turris” (Tower of Christ).
a large tower with a clock on it's side in the middle of a city
Galata Tower
The Galata Tower.
a tall tower with a blue sky in the background
Galata Tower
Galata Tower has a Byzantine origin. In order to guard the entrance to Golden Horn, Justinian built a Byzantine Tower called “Megalos Pyrgos” which was replaced by the Genoese and named as “Christea Turris” (Tower of Christ).
a rainbow in the sky over a city with tall buildings and a church steeple
Galata Tower
Galata Tower - Rainbow
two seagulls flying near a tower with a sky background
Galata Tower
Seagulls and Galata Tower
a very tall tower with a clock on it's side at night in the city
Galata Tower
Galata Tower at night. Istanbul, Turkey.
an old city is seen in the distance
Galata Tower
Galata Tower
a tall tower with a clock on it's side next to a city at night
Galata Tower
Galata Tower and Hagia Sophia - Night view.
a very tall tower with a clock on it's side under a cloudy sky
Galata Tower
Galata Tower
an old tower with people standing on the top and looking down at the city below
Galata Tower
Galata Tower
a tall tower with a clock on it's side next to buildings and clouds
Galata Tower
Galata Tower
an old tower in the middle of a narrow city street
Galata Tower
Galata Tower
a bird flying over a city with tall buildings and a steeple in the background
Galata Tower
Galata Tower
a large white boat floating on top of a body of water next to tall buildings
Galata Tower
Galata Tower
an old black and white photo of a tower in the middle of a city street
Galata Tower
Located in old Pera (Beyoğlu) where Golden Horn meets the Bosphorus, the Galata Tower has a Byzantine origin. In order to guard the entrance to Golde...