Landmarks

Maiden’s Tower

Maiden’s Tower (Turkish: Kız Kulesi), also known in the ancient Greek and medieval Byzantine periods as Leander’s Tower (Tower of Leandros), sits on a small

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The Galata Tower

The Galata Tower (Turkish: Galata Kulesi), also called Christea Turris (Tower of Christ) by the Genoese and Megalos Pyrgos (The Great Tower) by the Byzantines,

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Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia, Holy Wisdom, Turkish Ayasofya) is a former patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, now a museum, in Istanbul, Turkey. Famous in particular for its

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The Bosphorus Bridge

The Bosphorus Bridge also called the First Bosphorus Bridge (Turkish: Boğaziçi Koprüsü or 1. Boğaziçi Koprüsü ) is a bridge in Istanbul, Turkey spanning the

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