Galata - the round tower, the Skydeck offers spectacular views of Istanbul.

Located the famous tower in the Beyoglu district right opposite the Galata bridge. The tourists arriving in the city for the first time, this may start your tour of the city, from here a good view of the Bosphorus, two bridges, the Golden horn, Topkapi Palace and Sultanahmet.

To get to the observation deck of the tower to do a few steps to stand in a queue that moves slowly and the waiting time usually takes 30 minutes, and then paying the entrance 25 Turkish Lira, the Elevator to get upstairs.

The round tower and sightseeing is clockwise in the evening people come here to enjoy the millions of lights, and in the afternoon to explore the city and appreciate its attractiveness, build routes, where to go in the first place.

There is always a lot of people, so even to be photographed on a beautiful background, you will need to expect.

In the tower there is a cafe where the prices are quite high, and the bottom of the gift shop, where prices are also higher than in the markets and shops.
Address: Buyuk Hendek Cad., İstanbul
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Great view but not much else
DaveK521440 , Istanbul, Turkey, 2015-05-21
The Galata tower is a pretty piece of landscape. Picturesque and good to look at but not much inside. Great view at the top but not a lot different from many rooftop restaurants in town. Not worth... read full review
Not designed for large people.
Richard K , Memphis, Tennessee, 2015-05-21
The Galata Tower is a must see on your Istanbul tour. You should weigh the cost before buying a ticket though. The observation area is very narrow and troublesome with people and backpacks. The view... read full review
Expensive and offered very little
agentpeach , Toronto, Canada, 2015-05-20
This is no more than a view tower. There is very little on the history of the tower itself, and as good of views can be gotten from rooftop patios, Suleymanie Mosque. If you go at sunset expect... read full review
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  • Çok Gezen Genç, 30-05-2014

    Beyoğlu ilçesinin tarihi açıdan zengin bir semtidir. Semtin en önemli tarihi eserlerinden birisi Galata Kulesi'dir. Kule çevresinde birşeyler yemek ve içmek paha biçilemez! Uğrayın :)

  • Gülcan, 07-11-2013

    Kulenin manzarasinin güzelligi bi yana,etrafindaki kucuk lokantalar ve cay bahcesinin de ayri bir sempatisi var ;)

  • Kerem, 15-08-2013

    Sabahlari uyandiginda pencerenin onune gecip galataya gunaydin diyebiliyorsan bence sanslisin demektir... :)

  • Şebnem, 30-07-2013

    Cocuklugumun Galata'sindan eser yok ..ermenisi musevisi muslumani birarada olan omuzomuza yasayan yardimlasan.. Şimdi şekli guzel ama ici boş geliyor..cogu terketmis Galata ' dahil..

  • Sule, 20-02-2013

    Ah senin gibisi yok İstanbul! ManzaraManzaraManzara.

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