This was a great afternoon! To ride that small boat to this little island. Loved our time in the tower. We drank coffee in the little cafe. Great views all around you. The skyline of Istanbul, the ships passing through. I'm glad we went.
About Maiden's Tower
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Great if you love historic buildings and a bit of peace away from the hustle and bustle. Most of the building has been taken over by a restaurant and shops but the view from the top is fantastic.
I only had one day in Istanbul and limited time so this place was a great find! Jump on the boat across to the island and 5 minutes later you are surrounded by history. The number of different roles this place has been is amazing....More
Kiz kulasi or daughter castle in the past was a prison,but at now it is a so much beautiful 3 division restaurant with delicious food and very friendly personnel.at first for entrance to tower you should reservation and then you can go there with a...More
The Maidens Tower. The medieval Kiz Kulesi, the Maidens Tower or Leanders Tower, sits on a small islet which sits at the southern entrance to the Bosporus Strait, some 200m from Üsküdar. It is considered that the Athenian general Alcibiades , following the naval victory...More
You travel across on a little boat as legend has it the father of this girl built the tower in the middle of the river to protect her from snakes.....I won't spoil it! It is a lovely building with an awesome restaurant on the ground...More
Kuzkulesi or the Maiden Tower can be seen at the entrance of Bosphorus. Ships used to collide with a small rock at the mouth of Bosphorus so this light house was built here in the 4th century BC. There is an interesting but sad tale...More
My husband is into photography and insisted on visiting here to get a few shots. He loved it but with so many amazing sights in istanbul it just wasnt much to look at in my opinion
Maiden's Tower is one of the most unique art in istanbul. It's a must see place if you ever visit istanbul. Our guide explained us all the story, all amazing.. I realy impressed!