Museums
 
museums/hagiasophia.htm" class="blue2bold">Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) Museum
Aya Sophia was, for nearly a thousand years, the largest enclosed space in the world, and still seen as one of the world's most important architectural monuments. It is one of Turkey's most popular attractions, drawn by the sheer spectacle of its size, architecture, mosaics and art.
Address
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Sultanahmet Istanbul
Phone
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+90 212 - 522 17 50 / 522 09 89
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museums/topkapipalace.htm" class="blue2bold">Topkapi Palace Museum
It is located on the promontory of the historical peninsula in İstanbul which overlooks both the Marmara Sea and the Bosphorus. The walls enclosing the palace grounds, the main gate on the land side and the first buildings were constructed during the time of Fatih Sultan Mehmet (1451-81).
Address
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Sultanahmet Istanbul
Phone
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+ 90 212 - 522 44 22 / 512 04 80 - 5 lines
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museums/archeologymuseum.htm" class="blue2bold">Istanbul Archeology Museum
The building was constructed by the architect Vallaury through the efforts of the first scientific museum organizer of Turkey, Osman Hamdi Bey, and was opened to public in 1891. The museum displays objects from Byzantium, the Ottoman Empire and the many civilizations of Anatolia.
Address
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Sultanahmet Istanbul
Phone
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+90 212 - 520 77 40 / 520 77 41
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museums/fethiyemuseum.htm" class="blue2bold">Istanbul Fethiye Museum (Pammakaritos)
It is in Fatih - Çarşamba quarter of İstanbul. It is Pammakaristos monastery church constructed in Byzantine Period. A grave chapel has been added with the end of the Latin invasion in 13th century.
Address
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Carsamba Fatih Istanbul
Phone
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+90 212 - 522 17 50
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museums/divanliterature.htm" class="blue2bold">Divan Literature Museum (Galata Mevlevi Lodge)
The Galata Mevlevi Lodge (mevlevihane) or as it is also known the Kulekapı Mevlevi Lodge which is now serving as a museum, is one of the institutions which reflect the culture of the era in the best possible way.
Address
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Galipdede Caddesi No. 15, Tunel Beyoglu
Phone
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+90 212 - 245 41 41 / 243 50 45
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museums/kayasophia.htm" class="blue2bold">Kucuk Aya Sophia (Small St.Sophia) Museum
The building is one of typical samples of central planned, first period Byzantine churches in the capital Constantinople. Narthex lies at the west and semi-hexagonal shaped apsis lies at the east side of the irregular, rectangular planned church.
Address
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Sultanahmet Istanbul
Phone
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+90 212 - 528 45 00
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museums/ayairini.htm" class="blue2bold">Aya Irini (St.Irene) Museum
St. Irene, which is located on 1st courtyard of Topkapı Palace, was constructed by the Emperor Lustiniaus in VI. century. It consists of atrium, narthex, naos with three nephs and apse.
Address
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Topkapi Palace, Sultanahmet
Phone
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+90 212 - 522 09 89 / 522 17 50
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museums/turkishandislamic.htm" class="blue2bold">Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum
Turkish and Islamic Works Museum is the first Turkish museum covering the Turkish and Islamic art works wholly. The establishment works that have been started at the end of 19th century have been completed in 1913
Address
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At Meydani No: 46, Sultanahmet
Phone
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+90 212 - 518 18 05
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