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Galata Kulesi

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About this place
İstanbul'un Galata semtinde bulunan ve şehrin en önemli sembollerinden biri olan 528 yılında inşa edilmiş bir kuledir. Kuleden İstanbul Boğazı, Haliç ve İstanbul, panoramik olarak izlenebilmektedir.
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İstanbul, 34421
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Can
Can
February 06, 2019
Hezarfen Ahmet Celebi was the first flying Turk during the Ottoman Empire of the 17th century. He copied bird wings and studied air flows, than jumping from the Galata Tower he overflew the Bosphorus and landed at Uskudar district on the Asian side, around 6 kilometers (4 miles) in distance.
Aydın
Aydın
January 24, 2019
Its historical structure and romantic myth makes it a 'must-see'
İlyas & Doğuş
İlyas & Doğuş
January 17, 2019
Galata Tower is one of the oldest towers in Istanbul. It was built by the Byzantine Emperor in 528. Galata Tower was known as Tower of Christ until 1348. In 17th Century, Hazarfen Ahmet Celebi flew from Galata to Uskudar with his wooden eagle wings and it was significant moment in our history. …