KIz Kulesi

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A tower between the two continents of Asia and Europe has a lot of interesting history and draws people in to learn more about it. The Kiz Kulesi, a notable feature on Istanbul's skyline, has a long history dating back to the fourth century and a few legends contributing to its notoriety.

Things to do at Kiz Kulesi:

  • Learn about the legends and myths associated with the site:

The Kiz Kulesi operated as a lighthouse, a military tower, and a center for collecting merchantman taxes throughout several centuries. Following several restorations, the tower is now a popular tourist destination, with a ground-floor café serving traditional Turkish fare and providing stunning views. Additionally, there is a museum with a free entrance that offers a great perspective and ambiance along with themes from the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empires. 

  • Celebrate the monument of ambition and pride that it is: 

It is a well-known picture location and an iconic area in Istanbul. As you travel across the Bosphorus, witness the views that Turkish TV shows and postcards frequently feature due to their fame.  

  • Satisfy your cravings at world-class eateries:

The restaurant on the ground floor serves delectable, sophisticated cooking, and the café on the top floor, where you may savor light fare and breathtaking views, are two of Maiden's Tower in Istanbul's attractions.

The Kuledebar Cafe is located in the tower. It is located at the top of the building and has a balcony to take in the stunning cityscapes. Additionally, it serves as a venue for a wide range of special events, including weddings, meetings, launches, and business lunches. 

The Tower Restaurant offers a singular experience accompanied by a magical setting and orchestral romance music. It is also a romantic site for a photo or selfie with your partner, a historical symbol of the city.

  • Give food for thought as you revisit past archaeological evidence: 

Visit the museum in the tower to learn more about the tower's historical functions as a lighthouse, defense tower, and tax collecting center while you're here.

  • Immerse yourself in the local culture to get the taste of Asian living:

Depart from the tower via boats to Uskudar, a district on the Asian side renowned for its beautiful bazaars and residential homes. You can also visit the Kucuksu Palace, which the Ottoman Sultans constructed to get rid of all their stress and rest on the shore of the enchanted Bosphorus.

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    1 hour

Address of KIz Kulesi

Uskudar, Istanbul Turkey

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