Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts

The worlds biggest carpet collection, including rare carpets from the Seljuk Empire, Iranian and Caucasian regions; collections of hand-written calligraphy, imperial edicts, ancient Qurans and other written works. The museum was originally located in the soup kitchen of the Süleymaniye Mosque complex and later relocated to its current location in the İbrahim Paşa Palace, next to the Blue Mosque.


Istanbul Archaeology Museums

The Istanbul Archaeology Museums is a group of three archaeological museums located in the Eminönü district of Istanbul, Turkey, near Gülhane Park and Topkapı Palace. The Istanbul Archaeology Museums consists of three museums: Archaeological Museum Museum of the Ancient Orient Museum of Islamic Art.


Hagia Sophia Museum

Hagia Sophia is the former Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, later an Ottoman imperial mosque and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey. Built in 537 AD at the beginning of the Middle Ages, it was famous in particular for its massive dome.


Istanbul Museum of Modern Art

İstanbul Modern, a.k.a. Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, is a museum of contemporary art in the Beyoğlu district of Istanbul, Turkey. Inaugurated on December 11, 2004, the museum focuses on artists from Turkey.