Istanbul Monuments, Fortresses & Towers

Tourist information and guide to top best monuments, fortresses & towers in Istanbul, Turkey...


As Istanbul is one of the best cities considered as the capital of culture and art, the monuments in Istanbul are outstanding.


Below are the popular and best museums in Istanbul.

Must see Monuments, Fortresses & Towers in Istanbul...

  • Maiden's Tower in Uskudar

    The Maiden's Tower is the most popular landmark and monuments of the city of Istanbul. An evening night out, watch the sunset and dine at the Maiden's Tower is one of the best things to do in Istanbul.
  • Galata Tower in Karakoy, Galata

    The Galata Tower is an old Genoese tower overlooking the beautiful Istanbul and has a luxurious restaurant at the top. Traveler may enjoy the excellent panoramic views of Istanbul, Golden Horn and Bosphorus.
  • Beyazit Tower in Beyazit, Historical Peninsula

    The Beyazit Tower is a tower made of white marble and possesses a great gallery overlooking the city of Istanbul.
  • Rumeli Fortress in Bebek/Emirgan

    Rumeli Fortress is a popular one in Istanbul especially for both locals' & tourists' weekend visits. It is located on the Bosphorus Europen shores, in Bebek/Emirgan disricts. The fortress area is also popular for summer concerts.



  • Yoros (Ceneviz) Fortress in Anadolu Kavagi

    Yoros Fortress is also popular one in Istanbul located in Anadolu Kavagi district, on the Bosphorus Asian shores, on the hills. The views of Black Sea and Bosphorus are excellent here.
  • Anadolu Fortress in Anadolu Hisari

    Anadolu Fortress is also popular one in Istanbul located in Anadolu Hisari district, on the Bosphorus Asian shores, across the Rumeli Fortress on the European side.

Our Istanbul Recommendations...

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