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Istanbul Archeology Museum, Turkey

 
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marius_f's pictureby marius_f History & Culture travel tip
added on the 30th of September, 2010
Christian and pagan, ancient and newer artifacts are gathered at the world's largest museum, at the Istanbul Archeology Museum. As Turkey's first museum, opened in 1891, many objects, artifacts, and artworks have been gathered to be place on shelves for the curious eyes.

We were overwhelmed by the number of exhibits that could be seen and get to know about. It was an amazing educational experience. You definitely have to dedicate at least 4 hours to the museum in order to gather up something about this country's history and culture. Worth the while!

Address:
Osman Hamdi Bey Yokusu
Sultanahmet Istanbul
Turkey

How to get there:
By tram, ferry or by bus.

On the web:
http://www.istanbularkeoloji.gov.tr/main_page

 
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