Galata Tower

The Galata Tower — called Christea Turris by the Genoese — is a medieval stone tower in the Galata/Karaköy quarter of , , just to the north of the 's junction with the Bosphorus.

Landmarks in the Area

The Italian Synagogue, also known as Kal de los Frankos, is a synagogue located north of the in , . is situated 140 meters west of Galata Tower. Photo: Michisolino, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Ashkenazi Synagogue is an Ashkenazi synagogue located near the in Karaköy neighborhood of in , . is situated 150 meters southeast of Galata Tower. Photo: Alaexis, CC BY-SA 2.5.

St. George's Austrian High School is a private - high school located in Karaköy, , , . is situated 160 meters south of Galata Tower.

Neve Shalom Synagogue is a synagogue in the Karaköy quarter of district, in , . is situated 190 meters northwest of Galata Tower. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Beyoğlu is a district on the European side of İstanbul, , separated from the old city by the . Photo: Zumrasha, Public domain.

Cihangir is one of the neighborhoods of the district in , . is situated 1¼ km northeast of Galata Tower. Photo: Esme Vos, CC BY 2.0.

Fener is a quarter midway up the within the district of in , . is situated 2 km west of Galata Tower. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Fatih, historically Constantinople, is the capital district and a municipality in , is situated 2½ km west of Galata Tower. Photo: Eaglestein, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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