Galata is a district located in the Beyoğlu district of Istanbul. Azapkapı is described as the area between Tophane and Galata Tower. As the population of the region increased, especially in the 19th century, the settlements spread upwards. The embassy buildings were also effective in the growth of the upper part. For many years, Galata has been a gateway to the country with its quay. Historically, it has been a frequent destination for sailors. II. A Genoese colony before Mehmed’s conquest of Istanbul, the region was given extensive privileges as it was peacefully handed over to the Ottomans, and this continued until the end of the Ottoman Empire. The walls surrounding the district were demolished in the 19th century.
The most known feature of Galata, which is very active in historical and social terms, is the Galata Tower, which was once called the Jesus Tower. Although the exact date of construction is not known, it is estimated that it was built in the early 500s AD. The tower, which is the oldest and most important work of the historical Galata region; Romans, Venetians, Genoese and Ottomans used it for different purposes.
You can reach every part of Istanbul in a very short time from this region, which is very active in social and touristic terms.
Easily accessible to central locations such as Taksim, Beşiktaş, Eminönü, Karaköy. Galata Mevlevihanesi, Salt Galata (Art center located in an old bank building with its exhibition area, library with cafe.) It will provide a unique experience to its guests with its location close to many landmarks such as Rahmi Koç Museum, Madamme Tussauds, Istanbul Modern.