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Mozaik Muzesi

In the clay Mosaic Museum, there are beautiful mosaic floors and walls. Presumable they are originating from the first imperial palace, of which construction has begun in the 4th century AD, ordered by Roman emperor Constantine. The works of art them...

Islamic and Turkish Art Museum

Opposite the Blue Mosque, there's the beautiful Islamic and Turkish Art Museum. Built in the 16th century for the grand vizier (most important counsellor of the Sultan), it was without question the largest house of the Ottoman Realm at that time. Aft...

Vakiflar Hali Müzesi

If you walk through Istanbul, the many beautiful and less beautiful rugs probably wouldn't go unnoticed. If you want to have a look at a collection of the most unusual and authentic carpets, then you should go to the Blue Mosque. In the imperial pavi...

Sadberk Hanim Müzesi

The Sadberk Hanim Museum offers the opportunity for a cultural connoisseurs to have a closer look at the beautiful villas on the river side. Sadberk Hanim was the daughter of one of the most prominent families in the capital Ankara. Her biggest wish...

Rahmi M. Koç Muzesi

This industry museum is situated in a former iron and steel factory. It portrays the industrial development with items like machines and tools from the early Industrial Revolution. They vary from steam engines to ships, and from cars to trains which...

Pera Art Museum

Directly after its opening in 2005, this museum was immensely popular. Its highlights are the works of European and Ottoman artists between the 17th and 19th century using the Ottoman Empire as a source of inspiration. The biggest name of this collec...

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