"Tophane Kasrı" Beyoglu District Tip by MM212

Beyoglu District, Istanbul: 20 reviews and 65 photos

  Tophane Kasrı - Aug 04
by MM212

This European style pavilion was built in 1852 by Sultan Abdülmecid. He employed a British architect, William James Smith, to design this palace which was to house important foreign visitors. The palace earned its name from the cannon foundry in this neighbourhood (tophane = cannon foundry), but is now used by Mimar Sinan University and is closed to the public. The palace is located near Nusretiye Mosque.

Address: Necatibey Caddesi, Beyoğlu
Website: http://www.galatamevlevihanesimüzesi.gov.tr

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  • Updated Mar 1, 2010
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