Based on a little rough island amidst the ocean close Üsküdar, where the Marmara Sea meets the Bosphorus, the Kızkulesi (Maiden’s Tower, additionally called Leander’s Tower) has been utilized for an assortment of purposes since its first development.
Gone back to old circumstances, to 2500 years prior, that novel development have seen the all history of Istanbul. With its past start from in Ancient time, to Byzantine Empire from Ancient Greek and to Ottoman period from Byzantine time, in all times of history of Maiden’s Tower have touched base at today from past.
In A.D Maiden’s Tower
As per Rum specialist Evripid’s platitudes, at initial a territory associated with the Asia drift seperated and transformed into an island ( Maiden’s tower is situated over it) in time. Firstly it was told about that island in A.D 410. Inside that time, Athenian leader Alkibiades assembled a palace on this island with a specific end goal to control the naval force movement and to be utilized as a traditions office.After that, in A.D 341 Greek officer Chares manufactured a grave for his significant other on the marble columns.
THE AIMS OF USE BEFORE MAIDEN’S TOWER
It is said that it was a sort of the tomb composed on the marble columns for the spouse of the officer Chares. Be that as it may, a few sources underline that the tomb was situated in the side of Salacak (an ocean side town in Usküdar , Istanbul.
Athenian administrator Alkibiades transformed into a château here by surrogating with the chains keeping in mind the end goal to under control the Spartans toward the finish of the war in the middle of the Athens and Spartans in A.D 411.
In A.D 1100’s the main commentator tower structure was worked by Byzantine Emperor Manuel Comnenos (1143-1178)as a guard tower named “”Arcla”” which implies little tower.
At the point when the scourge cholera showed itself in Istanbul 1830, Maiden’s Tower was utilized as a ”seclusion Hospital” (a place shielding the sound individuals from the wiped out).