Middle East Architecture
Beyazit Tower
Also known as
Beyazid Tower
Address
Yeniçeriler Caddesi
Istanbul
Basic Information
Designed by Senekerim Balyan
Type Tower
Floors: 4
Neighborhood: Beyazıt
More Information
  • Steps to the top: 256
  • Spire: 43 feet
  • Observation deck: Closed.
  • This tower also served as a fire station until 1923.
  • 1749: A wooden tower is built at this location.
  • 1756: The first tower burns down.
  • 1826: Another wooden tower is built at this location.
  • 1826: The second tower burns down.
  • 1828: A stone tower is built at this location.
  • 1849: Three floors are added on to this structure.