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Istanbul - Topkapi Palace, Court of Justice
Bosporus
Cargo Port of Istanbul


From the gardens of Topkapi Palace you can have a wonderful view to Galata Tower with its conical top, a landmark on Istanbul's skyline. Originally it was named the Tower of Christ, the highpoint in the city walls of the Genoese colony called Galata.
Istanbul - Galata Tower
Date: Oct 13, 2008
Longitude: 28 59.03'
Latitude: 41 0.82'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2009-Mar-24