Galata Tower is a stone tower in the Galata-Karakoy district of Istanbul, which is located on the northern south part of the Golden Horn. The tower’s base is 35 meters above the sea level and it rises 67 meters up. Beside the entrance you can see Genoese barbican, which is a circle shaped wall extended around the Galata Tower.
On the top level there is a restaurant which offers Ottoman and Turkish cuisine and observation deck with 360º over enchanting panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus. In 17th century Hezarfen Ahmet Celebi flew with a pair of hand-made wings from the top of the Galata Tower . He crossed Bosphorus and landed in Uskudar. Tunel-Asmalimescit region, which is full with restaurants, bars and boutiques, is nearby the Galata Tower.