February 10, 2014

View from the Galata Tower

Because it was a Saturday and the weather was unseasonably warm, a colleague and I set out on foot to get as much sight-seeing as possible crammed into our gorgeous day.  The Galata Tower is a medieval stone tower that was a short walk from our hotel.  When it was built in the 1300s it was the city’s tallest structure.  The panoramic view it provides of the Istanbul peninsula was the perfect way to start our day!  (I believe the bridge in this shot is the Ataturk Bridge.)

View from Galata Tower 4 copy

On Today’s Date in the Past:

You Might Also Enjoy:

Join the conversation! 5 Comments

  1. Very nice. Is this Istanbul?

  2. Oh I am glad you had a beautiful weather while in Istanbul. Looking forward to see more photo from your day there.


I love hearing from you!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

About Sage Scott

Shutterbug Sage began as a 365 photo project.


Architecture, Bridge, City, Photography, Travel, Water


, , , , ,