"Great Palace Mosaic Museum" Great Palace Mosaic Museum Tip by MalenaN

Great Palace Mosaic Museum, Istanbul: 13 reviews and 31 photos


The mosaics here are part of a pavement from Byzantine era. The pavement, that is about 1500 years old, ledd from the Emperors Palace down to the harbour.
There are hunting motifs, different animals, farmers working on the field, a heardman milking a goat, boys riding a camel and mythological motifs.
There are signs in Turkish, English and German.

Entrence is 4 000 000 TL.

You leave the musem among the souvenir shops on Arasta Street.

Address: Torun Sok.
Directions: Near Arasta Bazaar & Blue Mosque
Phone: +90 212 518 1205
Website: http://www.ayasofyamuzesi.gov.tr/en

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  • Updated Aug 11, 2004
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