Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum

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Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turkish: Türk ve İslam Eserleri Müzesi) is a museum and open for the touristical visiting and located in Sultanahmet Square in Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey. Constructed in 1524, the building was formerly the palace of Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, who was the first grand vizier to Suleiman the Magnificent, and husband of the Sultan's sister, Hatice Sultan.
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Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum

Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum


Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turkish: Türk ve İslam Eserleri Müzesi) is a museum and open for the touristical visiting and located in Sultanahmet Square in Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey. Constructed in 1524, the building was formerly the palace of Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, who was the first grand vizier to Suleiman the Magnificent, and husband of the Sultan's sister, Hatice Sultan.

The collection includes notable examples of Islamic calligraphy, tiles, and rugs as well as ethnographic displays on various cultures in Turkey, particularly nomad groups. These displays recreate rooms or dwellings from different time periods and regions.
 

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