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Turkish & Islamic Arts Museum, Istanbul: 17 reviews and 42 photos

  Museum of Turkish and Islamic Works
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  • Museum of Turkish and Islamic Works - Istanbul
      Museum of Turkish and Islamic Works
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  • Museum of Turkish and Islamic Works - Istanbul
      Museum of Turkish and Islamic Works
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The palace of Ibrahim Pasha houses the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Works. During the Ottoman centuries, the palace served as the loggia for the sultan during imperial ceremonials in the Horse Square, such as circumcision feasts and military parades. Now functioning as a museum, the structure seems still to hold many secrets from the past. The museum provides an ideal outdoor setting for a cup of Turkish coffee while overlooking the Hippodrome through a wooden lattice. The beautiful minarets of the mosque seem to replicate and echo the vertical shafts of the obelisks.

Address: Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi 44, Sultanahmet
Phone: +90 (212) 518 1805
Website: http://www.muze.gov.tr/turkishislamic

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  • Written Apr 1, 2009
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