Visit Kiz Kulesi

Maiden’s Tower

Native name: Kiz Kulesi Maiden's Tower is located on a small isle located in the Bosphorus strait off the coast of Uskudar. It resides in the point where Bosphorus meets Marmara Sea. A guard tower was built in this place by Emperor Manuel Komneos .....Mas

Legendary Origin of the Name (Maiden Tower)

Maiden's Tower is connected with many legends about its construction and its name. One very popular Turkish legend narrates that a sultan had a beloved daughter and an oracle prophetised that she die by a bite from a venomous snake on her 18th birthd .....Mas