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According to Turkish legend, a princess was locked in this tower to protect her from being bitten by a snake. Over the years the tower has been used as a customs station, lighthouse and a residence for retired naval officers.
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Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 342 47 47
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the opportunity of going past the tower. This is such a beautiful area of Istanbul. I would highly recommend a trip to Princes Island.

Thank Clinton C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is really nice to sit down in front of it in the evening and watch sunset, you should give it a try.

Thank sinanrad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When i saw ıstanbul bosbohurs i loved öte so cute ctiy and in the meddle kizkulesi öte amazing . Thank you

Thank Khalid J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the tower with a boat. She leaves from Uskadar. Near the cafes opposite the tower. Tickets for the boat and the tower are 20 TL.

Thank roje58
Reviewed June 3, 2018

A must see... has a great 360 degree view of Istanbul and a great restaurant. I went during mid day in Late May. No need tomato reservations for lunch, however if you want to see the sunset from here, which I recommend, you mat need...More

Thank Waldi J
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Maiden's Tower is located on a small island near the coast of Salacak, Uskudar. this is also one of the landmarks of Istanbul. The Tower has a romantic and tragic legends. At the Maiden, ican enjoy some bars and restaurants that can be visited by...More

Thank tppas2000
Reviewed May 2, 2018

We made an online reservation for a dinner at Maiden's Tower. They responded immediately. If you make a reservation the ferry to the island is free. The departures start earliest at 20:00. Make sure that you go near the dock indicated in the e-mail from...More

Thank Natasha_Var
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

excellent place for honeymon.Staff and restaurant was excellent but expensive.There is a ring service from üsküdar to maiden tower.i was taken many photo from boat.There are many stories here but i dont now which one is right.Finally we love this place and recomended

Thank luissoler2015
Reviewed April 13, 2018

The Maiden's Tower, one of the most popular attractions of Istanbul. Get there by a boat, take a break at the restaurant, read the legendary tales about the tower while walking up the stairs, and don't forget to enjoy the 360-degree view of Istanbul, once...More

Thank Murat P
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Spending time from sunset till night sitting on Bosphorus's shore watching the girl's tower and European part of Istanbul is of the most romantic and enjoying time you can spend in this lovely city

Thank ibrahimi678
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Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on
the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s
most densely populated neighbourhoods. Once a Greek
colony, later a haven for people from across the
Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to
Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons.
Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by
its myriad treasures than by its many thousand
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April 1, 2018|
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Response from BILMARAUS | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the hours are dependent on the season. We were there in winter and the transfer from the shore to the tower was hazardous in the wind and waves. There is a restaurant there and they are more likely to be open... More
January 6, 2018|
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Response from Marie-Lynne B | Reviewed this property |
My photo was taken from the ferry, going up the Bospherus.
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September 2, 2017|
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Response from Jayant K | Reviewed this property |
I just read about midwood-film-studio-complex-breaks-ground-in-istanbul but it won't be ready for another 5 years. Otherwise, no clue.