Galata Tower is a stone structure that was built in the 14th century by the Genoese traders who had colonized Constantinople at the time. Today, it is a widely recognized landmark in the Karakoy district of Istanbul. Visitors can climb to the top and get a sweeping view of all there is to see in Istanbul.
Around Galata Tower, you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the cafes and restaurants that surround the base of the tower. Also, you should ask your local friend about the superstitions and legends surrounding Galata Tower, as there are plenty of fun anecdotes about visiting the tower!