"Istanbul Archaelogy Museum" Archeology Museum Tip by MalenaN

Archeology Museum, Istanbul: 49 reviews and 146 photos

 
 

In a big building in Gülhane Park is Istanbul Archaeology Museum. On the groundfloor there is a collection of Greek and Roman statues. There are also finds and big sarcophagi from the royal necropolis in Sidon (Lebanon). Don't miss the Alexander sarcophagi with detailed carvings on the sides.
On the upper floor there are a lot of pottery from Troj, dating from different periods.

The Tiled Pavilion and the museum of the Ancient Orient are situated around the same courtyard and are also included in the price.

Entrance fee is 5 000 000 TL.

Address: Cankurtaran Mh., Alemdar Cad
Directions: Next to Topkapi Palace
Phone: +90 212 520 7741
Website: http://www.istanbularkeoloji.gov.tr/main_page

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  • Updated Jun 19, 2004
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