Istanbul Archaeology Museums
Çeşitli kültürlere ait bir milyonu aşkın eserle, dünyanın en büyük müzeleri arasındadır. Türkiye'nin müze olarak inşa edilen en eski binasıdır. 19. yüzyılın sonlarında ressam ve müzeci Osman Hamdi Bey tarafından İmparatorluk Müzesi olarak kurulmuştur ve 13 Haziran 1891 tarihinde ziyarete açılmıştır.
Consists of three museums: the Archaeology Museum, the Ancient Orient Museum, and the Islamic Art Museum . One of the most underrated museums of Istanbul .Contains treasures o from the Assyrian, Hittite, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman civilizations. You can use Museum Card. Closed on…
Just a hop, skip, and jump away from Topkapi Palace, this important museum complex brings together a staggering array of artifacts from Turkey and throughout the Middle East, which sweeps through the vast breadth of history of this region. There are three separate sections in the complex, each of…
in old town, you can walk to tophane tram station in 5 mins and and take the tram till Sultanahmet Tram Station
The Istanbul Archaeological Museum is one of the world's largest museums with over one million works from various cultures.
It houses over one million objects that represent almost all of the eras and civilizations in world history.
“A wonderful little museum with the best examples historic Turkish and Islamic art. Especially the old hand made carpets are amazing. ”
“Saint savior in Chora / Kariye Musesi This church from the Byzantine era is small in size but impressive because of the richness of its interior and particularly for its mosaics . It was converted into a mosque by the Ottomans in 1511 and is now a museum. We absolutely recommend you visiting this museum as each tile has its own little story. Open every day except Wednesday from 9am to 16.30pm. Address: Kariye Müzesi, Eyüp, Kariye Cami Sokak No:26, İstanbul – Avrupa, Türkiye”
“Located in Sultanahmet, Topkapı Palace was the official residence of the Sultans for four centuries from the capture of Constantinople by the Ottomans. It is built on the edge of the Seraglio, a strategic location in the entrance of the Bosphorus Strait. It extends over 70 hectares and at the time was like a city within the city. The palace had four courtyards , gardens , kiosks and fountains. More than 4,000 people lived there including a thousand women in the harem. These days as a visitor you can admire the gorgeous rooms of the palace, and collections of works and objects such as weapons , jewelry and clothes from the Ottoman court through the ages . Open all week except Tuesday from 9am to 5pm.”
“No time to do interior visit to each museum then visit the Miniaturk:-) There are the miniatures of all the monuments in Turkey. It is an open aired museum with good location. ”