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Galata Tower, Istanbul

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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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  • I was disappointed, a lot of queue to get in, you can not pay with card, have no control of how many go up and how many people are up, so when you get to the narrow viewpoint that is in the tower, you can not move around the amount of people , if you have patience at some point you will be able to move around and see the wonderful views.
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  • Beautiful place with most beautiful view over the hole Istanbul, special Bosfor. But... They do not accept cards for paying and Staff do not know what word "kindness" means.  more »
  • Beautiful 13TH century tower with a privileged view of the city! If you can come up at dusk to see the sunset!
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