Castles, Fortresses & Towers in Istanbul

When you walk along the Walls of Constantinople, which were built under Emperor Theodosius II, you will come across the Yedikule Fortress.The “Fortress of the Seven Towers" ...

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The 67-meter-high Galata Tower is hard to miss. Perched in the old medieval Genoese settlement of Galata, it keeps watch over the entire city.Restored several times, the ...

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The Beyazıt Tower is located in the Eminönü district, directly on Beyazıt Square and close to Istanbul University, and can be seen from almost everywhere in Istanbul's ...

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The Anatolian Fortress was built in 1394 during the reign of Sultan Beyazit I and is the first Ottoman castle on the Bosphorus.It is situated on the ...

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Rumeli Castle is the second oldest Ottoman fortress and is situated on the European shore. The monumental structure was commissioned by Fatih Sultan Mehmed II and built ...

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The legendary Maiden’s Tower, also known as Leander’s Tower, stands as one of Istanbul's iconic landmarks.Situated on a small islet in the heart of the Bosphorus, off ...

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