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4 February 2020
A tower with many romance (Galata Tower)

Galata Tower is one of the well-known towers in Istanbul. It was built in the fourteenth century by the Genoese colony as part of the city defense wall. The tower used to be called “Christea Turris which means “Tower of Christ’. The tower served Genoese merchants when they were doing trades with the Byzantine Empire. […]