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The Largest ‘ Tulip Carpet ‘ in Sultanahmet , Istanbul

Since the beginning of April, every corner in Istanbul blossoms with tulips, the flower identified with the city itself. As a part of the 13th Tulip Festival, the Istanbul Metropolitan

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Princes’ Islands in Istanbul

  During the summer months the Princes’ Islands are popular destinations for day trips from Istanbul. As there is no traffic on the Islands, the only transport being horse and

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Galata Tower

The Galata Tower, Galata Kulesi in Turkish, is one of the highest and oldest towers of Istanbul. 63 meter (206 feet) high tower provides a panoramic view of the old

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Naval Museum

The museum was opened to public in 1960 and renewed recently. It displays the uniforms of the Turkish sailors, models of Turkish naval vessels, paintings, engravings and maps related to

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Museum of the Princes’ Islands

The Museum of the Princes’ Islands is a contemporary city museum of Istanbul opened in 2010 at Buyukada, one of the Princes’ Islands. The museum tells the story of the

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Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Madame Tussauds opened its 21st museum in November 2016. Located inside a historical building on Istiklal street near Taksim, the museum has 55 wax statues of Turkish and foreign artists

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Toy Museum

This is a private museum founded by Mr. Sunay Akin in a historical residence that belongs to his family, in Goztepe district of Istanbul.Approximately 2000 toys and miniatures are exhibited

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Miniaturk

Miniaturk is also named as the “Showcase of Turkey“, where you can find many important structures of Turkey in small scales, models of architecturalmasterpieces representing the Anatolian and Ottoman civilizations. Models of 105 historical and architectural works, all made in the scale

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Pera Museum

The museum was opened in July 2005 by the Suna-Inan Kirac Foundation, another project of Koc family. The old building was originally constructed in 1893 by architect Achille Manousos and

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Sakip Sabanci Museum

The building today known as the Horse Mansion on the Bosphorus was built in the 19th century and belonged to Sabanci family for many years. Just before the death of