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.
TOPKAPI PALACE MUSUEM
MUSEUM OF TURKISH AND ISLAMIC ARTS
GALATA TOWER MUSEUM
GALATA MEVLEVI LOGDE MUSEUM
RUMELI FORTRESS MUSEUM
HAGIA IRENE MONUMENT MUSEUM
TOPKAPI PALACE HAREM APARTMENTS MUSEUM
GREAT PALACE MOSAICS MUSEUM
ADAM MICKIEWICZ MUSEUM
MUSEUM OF HISTORY, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN ISLAM
FETHIYE (PAMMAKARISTOS) MUSEUM
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".