A tad expensive but worth a visit. The tower is not too tall so the view does not seem as its from an aeroplane. Do go early before the rush starts if going with young children. We enjoyed a cup of coffee and the kids...More
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Galata is my favorite site in Istanbul. Enormous and beautiful from both outside and inside. There's also a helicopter tour inside the tower, take it, you'll enjoy. Ticket for Galata is 20TL, for helicopter 10TL. Don't buy souvenirs from inside shop, you'll find better ones...More
A nice view in Boglyü can be had many places and climbing steep streets is a given, so why go up that silly tower?
You should visit this tower day time and in the evening before it closes at 8:30. The tower itself is beautiful, but the vista it offers on top will leave you breathless. You should visit it. Evening visit gives beautiful sunset opportunities.
Galata tower is a great place to visit for newcomers to the city, it has an amazing view, especially close to sunset, but the line will be much longer then. Go during the week for a shorter line, and not suggested for older people, or...More
Really hidden in narrow streets! Watch out for street vendors, they tried to shoe-shine my sneakers for $10 each sneaker! Though really beautiful, do expect very long lines. There are cafes all around so you can take your time. I'd suggest you get up here...More
There is an elevator so no need to climb the stairs all the way to the top. Amazing city views and worth the wait in the line.