MUSEUMS

MUSEUMS


Istanbul is a city which home to many museums and historical places. Muze Istanbul pages deliver up-to-date detailed information about Istanbul's some of the most-visited cultural sites, museums and landmarks in the world.

With its ancient civilizations history, Istanbul has an amazing wealth of notable historical churches, mosques, and landmarks. Istanbul were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985 which encompass Archaeological Park; Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, Hagia Irene, Little Hagia Sophia Mosque and Topkapı Palace, Süleymaniye Protection Area; Süleymaniye Mosque and its surroundings, Zeyrek Protection Area;Zeyrek Mosque and its surroundings, and the Historical Walls Protection Area.



Istanbul is located on both sides of the Bosphorus and It is the only city in two continents in terms of its area. As a result of the city straddling two continents with such a rich history and unique culture you won’t be lack of museums to visit in Istanbul. The name of the city comes from the name of Emperor Constantinus I, who re-established this place at the beginning of the century and made it the most important city of the Roman Empire after Rome. Istanbul which was known as "Constantinople", meaning the city of Constantinus for a long time, was later called only "Polis". "Eis ten polin", which means towards city or city, eventually transformed into "Istanbul" by taking forms such as "Stenbol" and "Estenbul".

Top Rated Museums, Mosques, Archeological Sites of Istanbul


MOSQUE
HAGIA SOPHIA MOSQUE MUSEUM

HAGIA SOPHIA MOSQUE

Hagia Sophia with its innovative architecture, rich history, religious significance and ex...
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PALACE
Topkapi Palace Museum Istanbul

TOPKAPİ PALACE MUSEUM

Topkapı is the subject of more colourful stories than most of the world's museums put together.....
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ISTANBUL MUSEUMS

ISTANBUL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUMS

Istanbul Archaeological Museums are a complex of museums consisting of three main units....
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