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Archeology Museum, Istanbul: 49 reviews and 146 photos

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Great place to get away from the crowds of the Topkapi palace and Hagia Sophia.Spread over 3 buildings,Archaeology museum,Old Eastern Works museum and the Enameled Kiosk.The sacophagi are particularly good with the Alexander Sarcophagus being the best.There are said to be over 1 million objects in the museum.
Open daily except Monday 09.00-17.00

Address: Osman Hamdi Bey Yokusu,Gulhane Parki.
Directions: Behind the St. Irene church in the first courtyard at the Topkapi Palace.
Phone: +90 212 520 77 42
Website: http://www.istanbularkeoloji.gov.tr/main_page

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  • Written May 16, 2006
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