Istanbul in Beyoğlu district, Istanbul Province, Turkey
1 Haziran Cuma
İstanbul Fethi Derniǧi, 1953
On Tuesday morning, 29 May 1453 Cenevizlerin presented to Fatih Sultan Mehmed the keys to the Galata Colony and Galatanın was delivered on Friday June 1.
Erected 1953 by İstanbul Fethi Derniǧi.
Location. 41° 1.537′ N, 28° 58.457′ E. Marker is in Istanbul, Istanbul Province, in Beyoğlu district. Marker is on Galata Kulesi. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Galata Kulesi No:1, Istanbul, Istanbul Province 34421, Turkey.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Tunnel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Galatasarayı Hamami (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); The History of the Egyptian Bazaar (approx. one kilometer away); Rustem Pasha Mosque Sirkeci Terminal (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); The Building of Ministry of Post and Telegraph (Grand Post Office) (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Mimar Sinan (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); The Tomb of Suleiman the Magnificent (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Istanbul.
Also see . . . Galata Tower Wikipedia. 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's junction with the Bosphorus. One of the city's most striking landmarks... (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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