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ATATURK MUSEUM

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Once the private residence of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the first president of the Republic of Turkey, the Atatürk Museum now houses a collecti...

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BEYLERBEYI PALACE MUSEUM

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Beylerbeyi palace was built as a summer residence and a place to host foreign heads of state. Empress Eugenie of France and Franz Joseph of ...

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CARPET AND KILIM MUSEUM

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Carpet and Kilim Museum is located in its new building just behind Hagia Sophia. The tiny museum has unique pieces of old Ottoman prayer rug...

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DOLMABAHCE PALACE

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Dolmabahce Palace built in 19th century is one of the most glamorous palaces in the world. It was the administrative center of the late Otto...

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GALATA MEVLEVI LODGE MUSEUM

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The first lodge to house members of the Mevlevi order, the adherents of Sufism, this building was converted into a museum in 1975 and is now...

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ISLAMIC ARTS MUSEUM

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This Ottoman palace on the western edge of the Hippodrome was built in 1524 for İbrahim Paşa, childhood friend, brother-in-law and grand viz...

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ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

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This outstanding museum showcases archaeological and artistic treasures from the Topkapı collections. Housed in three buildings, its exhibit...

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RAHMI KOC MUSEUM

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Built by the Koç family and situated on the north side of the Golden Horn (Haliç), this privately owned museum willl take you on a tour of I...

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RUMELI HISARI MUSEUM

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Built in the 15th century along the narrowest point of the Bosphorus on the European side and aligned with Anadolu Hisarı on the opposite sh...

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SADBERK HANIM MUSEUM

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The Vehbi Koç Foundation’s Sadberk Hanım Museum was founded in 1980 as Turkey’s first independent museum. It exhibits items from the 18,000-...