Galata is located at the north side of the Golden Horn, towards Taksim Square. Galata was surrounded by walls, constructed by the Genoese, until the 19th century. These walls started at Azapkapi near the Golden Horn. The Galata Tower was the northernmost observation tower and the walls go down to Tophane from this point.
From the North-Western Turkey within the Marmara Region, and by the beauty of nature and fresh air, the charming Istanbul overlooks ….Istanbul is a transcontinental city in Eurasia, straddling the Bosphorus strait (which separates Europe and Asia).