Topkapı Sarayı, İstanbul Sarayburnu'nda, Osmanlı İmparatorluğu'nun 600 yıllık tarihinin 400 yılı boyunca, devletin idare merkezi olarak kullanılan ve Osmanlı Padişahları'nın yaşadığı saraydır. Bir zamanlar içinde 4.000'e yakın insan yaşamıştır.
Wikipedia: The Topkapı Palace (Turkish: Topkapı Sarayı, meaning Cannon Gate Palace or in Ottoman Turkish: طوپقپو سرايى, Ṭopḳapu Sarāyı), or the Seraglio, is a large museum in the east of the Fatih district of Istanbul in Turkey. In the 15th and 16th centuries it served as the main…
Topkapi Palace is located on a beautiful edge of Fatih area next to Bosphorus Strait. It was built in the 15th century to replace the old palace and became the new headquarters for the Ottoman Imperial family and leaders. In 1985, the palace has been declared as one of the world heritage sites by…
Topkapı Palace is the palace used by the Ottoman sultans as the administrative center of the state for 400 years of the 600 years of the Ottoman Empire in Sarayburnu, Istanbul.
The most important Ottoman Palace. It contains the harem, Palaces and the treasury. In the treasury there are lots of unique pieces. Such as the big diamond, walking stick of Prophet Moses, the sword of Prophet David and lots of other great items. When you finish with all these please go to the end…
“Hagia Sophia (/ˈhɑːɡiə soʊˈfiːə/; from the Greek 'Αγία Σοφία, pronounced [haˈʝia soˈfia], "Holy Wisdom"; Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia; Turkish: Ayasofya) is the former Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, later an Ottoman imperial mosque and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey. It is famous for its large dome. Built in AD 537, during the reign of Justinian, it was the world's largest building and an engineering marvel of its time. It is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and is said to have "changed the history of architecture".”
“Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultan Ahmet Camii), also known as the Blue Mosque, is a historic mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. It remains a functioning mosque, while also attracting large numbers of tourist visitors. It was constructed between 1609 and 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye contains Ahmed's tomb, a madrasah and a hospice. Hand-painted blue tiles adorn the mosque’s interior walls, and at night the mosque is bathed in blue as lights frame the mosque’s five main domes, six minarets and eight secondary domes. It sits next to the Hagia Sophia, another popular tourist site.”
“The Basilica Cistern, or Cisterna Basilica (Turkish: Yerebatan Sarnıcı – "Subterranean Cistern"), is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul, Turkey. The cistern, located 150 metres (490 ft) southwest of the Hagia Sophia on the historical peninsula of Sarayburnu, was built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I. Today it is kept with little water, for public access inside the space.”
“The Grand Bazaar (Turkish: Kapalıçarşı, meaning ‘Covered Market’; also Büyük Çarşı, meaning ‘Grand Market’) in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops on a total area of 30,700 m2, attracting between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. In 2014, it was listed No.1 among the world's most-visited tourist attractions with 91,250,000 annual visitors. The Grand Bazaar at Istanbul is often regarded as one of the first shopping malls of the world.”