Behind the scenes: A look at Istanbul, Turkey
October 15, 2012
View of Galta Tower from the streets of Istanbul, Turkey. The Galta Tower was built in the 1348 by the tradesman of Genoa and was intended for future defense in addition to the walls of Galta. It was severely damaged during the 4th Crusade and was eventually repaired. It stands 70 meters high and is one of the highest points in the old area of Istanbul.