Daily Archives: April 17, 2010

İstanbul Archaeology Museum (İstanbul Arkeoloji Müzesi)

Istanbul Archaeology Museum, İstanbul Arkeoloji Müzesi, pentax k10d

Istanbul Archaeology Museum, İstanbul Arkeoloji Müzesi, pentax k10d

Neighbouring Cultures Of Istanbul (Thrakia-Bithynia) and Byzantium

The Directorate of Istanbul Archaeology Museums that is dependent on the General Directorate of Monuments and Museums of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Turkey is on the Osman Hamdi Bey Ascent that opens to the Topkapı Palace Museum from the right of the Gülhane Park Entry which is in the Sultanahmet district.

Istanbul Archaeology Museums consist of three museums. Those are Archaeology Museum, Old Eastern Works Museum and Enameled Kiosk Museum.
Istanbul Archaeology Museums, which were established as Müze-i Humayun (Empire Museum) by the famous artist and museum director Osman Hamdi Bey at the end of the 19th century, were opened to public on June 13, 1891. Besides its importance as the “first Turkish museum”, it has an importance and specialty of being one of the museum buildings that are constructed as a Museum in the World. Today, it still protects its outstanding place in the World’s biggest museums with its works more than a million belonging to various cultures.
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Fener Rum Lisesi (Fener Greek college)

Özel Fener Rum Lisesi , Private Fener Greek College, İstanbul,  pentax k10d

Özel Fener Rum Lisesi , Private Fener Greek College, İstanbul, pentax k10d

this is a magnificient building for photo hunter. Built with red bricks,  near to the Mevlevi mosque and Ismail ağa mosque.   Generally we know as Red School (in turkish Kırmızı Mektep)

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Kasimpasa Mosque (Kasımpaşa Camii)

Kasımpaşa camii

Kasımpaşa camii

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Aksaray in daily life

Aksaray, İstanbul

Aksaray, İstanbul