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Repairs in History

The Maiden's Tower (Kız Kulesi) has undergone frequent and extensive repairs many times during its long history. Due to its location, weather conditions, and the sea, the tower suffers regular wear and tear, therefore needing constant maintenance. In addition, due to its antiquated structure, it is listed in archival records among the structures damaged during the many earthquakes that İstanbul has experienced. In this context, most needed repairs on the building have been as a result of earthquake damage.