Topkapi Palace in Turkey
Date : 21.01.2019 14:12:02
Topkapi Palace is located in Istanbul. Topkapi Palace Museum is very beautiful destination in Istanbul in terms of culture tourism.
The Topkapi Palace Museum is one of the two most visited museums in Turkey.
Following the end of the Ottoman Empire in 1923, Topkapi was transformed into a museum by a government decree dated April 3, 1924. The Topkapi Palace Museum is administered by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The palace complex has hundreds of rooms and chambers, but only the most important are accessible to the public today, including the Ottoman imperial harem and the treasury, called hazine where the Spoonmaker's Diamond and Topkapi Dagger are on display. The museum collection also includes Ottoman clothing, weapons, armor, miniatures, religious relics, and illuminated manuscripts like the Topkapi manuscript. The complex is guarded by officials of the ministry as well as armed guards of the Turkish military. Topkapi Palace is part the Historic Areas of Istanbul, a group of sites in Istanbul that were added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.
Category : Museums in Turkey
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