Museen in Istanbul
Museum in Istanbul with exhibitions on the archaeological heritage of the country.
The Archaeological Museum in Istanbul is one of the most important museums in the city. The museum was founded in 1896 by the painter and archaeologist Osman Hamdi Bey and Sultan Abdülhamid II. The museum is located in the Gülhane Park, within the walls of the Topkapi Palace just ...
In a prime location, right across from the Blue Mosque of Istanbul, is the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art. You shouldn't miss out on a visit, as it displays Islamic artifacts from almost all regions of Turkey, starting from the 7th century.
If you love oriental art, you must visit the Pera Museum - Pera Müzesi in Turkish - in Tepebaşı, a district of Istanbul. It is located directly on Taksim Square. The focus of the three permanent exhibitions is Orientalism in art.