Maiden’s Tower (Kız Kulesi)

The maiden’s tower is a medieval tower located near the Asian shore of the Bosporus strait in Istanbul. Salacak Sahili is one of my favorite photography spots and a great place to watch the sunset in Istanbul. It is easily accessible from the European side by either taking a ferry or the underground metro line…

Şerefiye Sarnıcı (Theodosius Cistern) Istanbul, August 2018

Nicely restored and well worth the visit. Amazingly, no charge for entry. There is an elevator inside, however in order to access it one must climb down or up several steps ! The entrance is through the modern glass structure located on Piyer Loti Caddesi. It is a 9 minute walk from Sultan Ahmet Square…