Galata Touer

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Galata Tower
Galata Kulesi
The Galata tower.jpg
The Galata Touer
Galata Touer is locatit in Istanbul
Galata Touer
Location in Istanbul
Coordinates41°01′32″N 28°58′27″E / 41.02556°N 28.97417°E / 41.02556; 28.97417Coordinates: 41°01′32″N 28°58′27″E / 41.02556°N 28.97417°E / 41.02556; 28.97417
LocationIstanbul, Turkey
TeepTower
MaterialStone
Weenth16.54 m (54.3 ft)
Hicht66.9 m (219 ft)
Completion date1348 A.D.[1]

The Galata Touer (Galata Kulesi in Turkish) — cried Christea Turris (the Touer o Christ in Laitin) bi the Genoese — is a medieval stane touer in the Galata/Karaköy quarter o Istanbul, Turkey, juist tae the north o the Gowden Horn's junction wi the Bosphorus.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]