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

French Street, Istanbul

If New York has Chinatown and Little Italy, then Istanbul has "French Street" full with tented buildings, street musicians, cafés, bars and art centers. Photo by Aniarenia

The Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi in Turkish) — called Christea Turris (the Tower of Christ in Latin) by the Genoese — is a medieval stone tower in the Galata/Karaköy quarter of Istanbul, Turkey, just to the north of the Golden Horn. One of the city's most striking landmarks, it is a high, cone-capped cylinder that dominates the skyline and offers a panoramic vista of Old Istanbul and its environs.

Galata Tower, in Galata, Istanbul, Turkey One of the most beautiful cities in the world.

İstanbul! In her timeline Pagan upto Byzantanian Then on, Ottoman to the times of modern Years of light She covers a distance Seven temples on hills of seven Brighten! She; the blue belle is the symbol of abundance Cos Everywhere you see the droplets of golden And the Sun reflects all heaven If you beleive her by heart Your destiny will be free to the last.(ENGNYD Lyrics)

Galata Tower, built by the Genoese in before the Ottoman Conquest . Make sure to walk the district, very striking views of the Bosphorus thru narrow streets.

The Most Expensive Mansion of the World : Zeki Paşa Mansion - Istanbul Bosphorus

The Most Expensive Mansion of the World : Zeki Paşa Mansion - Istanbul Bosphorus

Amazing Snaps: Hanging lamps at the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, Turkey

Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, Turkey. Love the lanterns.I do not recall seeing them in the market we were at. We did buy a lovely carpet while in Turkey and had it shipped home.

Relaxed

I've always had a thing for hammocks. A hammock implies rest, relaxation. A hammock, a great book, the peace and quiet of a lazy Sunday afternoon.