Maiden's Tower Entrance & Transfer

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Maiden's Tower Entrance & Transfer

You can watch the worst scenery of Istanbul from the Maiden's Tower. Because you cannot see the Maiden's Tower.

Duration: 1 Hour


  • Learn the legends about Maiden's Tower
  • Enjoy the scene of Istanbul with 360-degree view in the island

Full Description

A beautiful princess who is loved by her father who is also the King, so much. But a sorcerer said to him, his daughter will die by a snake bite. This tower has been built to save his princess daughter from snakes. But on an unlucky day when her Abigail was carrying a basket of apple, a snake hides insidiously in her basket, as soon as the sandal reaches the tower, the snake bites the beautiful princess. The destiny is inevitable, there is another myth as well. It was also is known as "The Leander's Tower" in Greek mythology. A priestess of Aphrodite called Hero fell in love with Leander; he swims every night to see her in this tower. Even if both myths have tragedy we invite you to enjoy with Galata Tower and find out these stories end and watch the worst scenery of Istanbul. As a poet says; "You see the worst scenery of Istanbul when you look from Maiden's Tower. When it is asked, why he says; "Because you do not see the Maiden's Tower."



  • Transportation with a boat.
  • Admission Fee.
  • Live guide.
  • Food or Beverages.

Meeting point

Üsküdar Maiden's Tower Booth.


Know Before You Go

  • Departures are every 15 minutes between 09:15 and 18:30

About your Host

Cityberry Tourism

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Customer Reviews

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Randal - February 15, 2019

It’s a great place for a 360-degree view of Istanbul. You can seat and drink a cafe looking at the view. It is a nice place to see.

Lora - January 22, 2019

It is iike the symbol of Istanbul. You shouldn t leave before visiting Maiden s Tower.

Devin - July 16, 2019

Enjoying the view after sun goes down was awesome. Also, we read the story about tower s history. It was vey impressive. Highly recommended!

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