Topkapi Palace Museum attracts record visitors
Feb15

Topkapi Palace Museum attracts record visitors

The Topkapı Palace, the largest palace in Istanbul, is the most visited museum in Istanbul. Museums in Turkey were visited by nearly 30 million people in 2013, according to a report issued by the Turkish Travel Agencies Union (TÜRSAB). The highest increase in the number of visitors was seen at Topkapı Palace, due to its Harem. While the number of visitors to the Harem exceeded over 1 million people for the first time, the total number...

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House of the Sultan at Topkapi Palace reveals facts about Harem
Jun26

House of the Sultan at Topkapi Palace reveals facts about Harem

The opening of the exhibition “House of the Sultan: Topkapı Palace Imperial Harem,” organized by the Topkapı Palace Museum Directorate, took place on June 12, at the Topkapı Palace in Istanbul. Delivering the opening speech, Culture and Tourism Minister Ertuğrul Günay said the palace had proved an exceptional place for the Ottoman headquarters. “This place was the center of the empire from the 1500s. The sultan’s children, their...

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Turkish Harem gets world media attention
Jan26

Turkish Harem gets world media attention

Show TV’s new TV series Marvelous Century “ Muhtesem Yuzyil” turned all ratings upside down in Turkey. It is the most spoken and continues to be the most-watched television series on Turkish broadcast. One out of every two Turkish families is watching this tv serie which tells the life of Suleiman, the Magnificent and his Harem. Many famous world media like Reuters, Herald Tribune, Die Welt, BBC Arabic and The Wall Street Journal were...

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Top 10 Things to See and Do in Istanbul
Apr01

Top 10 Things to See and Do in Istanbul

Istanbul ranks as one of the world’s most spectacularly situated cities. Check out these 10 things to do in Istanbul if it’s your first visit to this years European Capital of culture 2010.

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