Istanbul Museum of Modern Art
Istanbul Modern was founded in 2004 as Turkey’s first museum of modern and contemporary art. Committed to sharing Turkey’s artistic creativity and cultural identity with the local and international art worlds, the museum hosts a broad array of interdisciplinary activities. Istanbul Modern embraces…
Istanbul Modern Art Museum or shortly Istanbul Modern is Turkey's first modern art museum.
Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum has international & local art. It's a must see in Istanbul.
The definitive modern art gallery in Turkey! Alongside cutting-edge exhibitions, there are photography and video-art galleries, a new media space, library and arthouse cinema.
“The Galata Tower is one of the most striking sites in Istanbul and dominates the skyline. It was built in 1348 and was once the tallest building. Today you can go up to the observation deck for wonderful views of the city and the Bosphorus.”
“Built in 537 as a church, it became a mosque after the fall of Constantinople. In 1935 it became a museum and in July 2020 it once again became a mosque, which means you can visit it for free outside of prayer time. This nearly 1500 year old building is remarkable and is a must visit for anyone coming to Istanbul.”
“We are in Dolmabahçe Palace located on Dolmabahçe Street in Beşiktaş district. This is the founder of the Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's Republic of Turkey, where life in his eyes. Since 1842, both the standing and the palace of the Ottoman Empire has also been witnessing the first years of the Republic of Turkey. Dolmabahçe Palace and Dolmabahçe Mosque located right next to it; you can visit today under the auspices of the National Palaces Department. The palace's throne hall, harem rooms and garden spanning 110 thousand square meters are worth seeing. Items belonging to Atatürk are also exhibited in the Dolmabahçe Palace.”
“Topkapi Palace is located on a beautiful edge of Fatih area next to Bosphorus Strait. It was built in the 15th century to replace the old palace and became the new headquarters for the Ottoman Imperial family and leaders. In 1985, the palace has been declared as one of the world heritage sites by UNESCO and today it is open as a museum for visitors. Although the palace has hundreds of rooms, many of them are not open to public but you can still see the most important areas such as the Harem, treasury room and more including the collections from the history of the Empire.”