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" Topkapi Circumcision Room-Sünnet Odasi" Top 5 Page for this destination Topkapi Palace Tip by Kuznetsov_Sergey

Topkapi Palace, Istanbul: 276 reviews and 651 photos

  Topkapi Circumcision Room-Sünnet Odasi
by Kuznetsov_Sergey

The Circumcision Room is situated in the Forth Courtyard in the summer Pavilion. In 1640 Sultan Ibrahim I added the Circumcision Room dedicated to the circumcision of young princes, which is a primary rite of passage in Islam. Its interior and exterior are decorated with a mixed collection of rare recycled tiles such as the blue tiles with flower motifs at the exterior.

Address: Sultanahmet
Directions: You may watch my high resolution photo of Istanbul on the Google Earth according to the following coordinates 41° 0' 48.61" N 28° 59' 3.80" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Circumcision Room.
Phone: +90 212 512 0480

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 9, 2009
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