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Took my family to visit this small museum which is located in Emirgan park facing marmarasea. Entrance was beautiful but steep. You need to get permission to drive thru. Id you have disabled member of the family. At entrance they admitted my daughters with two...More
Beautiful mansion on a hill overlooking the Bosphorus with spectacular seaside view and garden converted to a museum, where the exhibitions are really exciting
. The last one I attended was on Ai Weiwei porcelain. The museum shop has very interesting eclectic items that make...More
A superb collection of calligraphy, not as qualitatively consistent with multi-lingual descriptions as it could be. The journey to the Sakip Sabanci can be as interesting and leisurely as your time allows, it's worth looking at the various forms of public transportation you can use....More
Location is stunning, but you'll have to climb by foot on the hill. Building is an old private palace looking at the Bosphorus.
Musuem was based on a private collection and now managed by the local university.
The permanent collection is interesting, but we were...More
We visited the Ai Wei-Wei exhibition here recently, which was excellent. The museum itself is most easily accessible by any of the many buses that follow the Bosphorus road through Ortaköy and Bebek on to Emirgan where the museum is located. The grounds are beautifully...More
Alongside the Bospherous, a dramatic setting and a beautiful family Villa, on a grand scale. If you are going to claim to have fully covered Istanbul you have to make the short trip out to see it. Primarily a caligraphy exhibition it also showcases the...More
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I didn't spot any English language books in the museum shop. But you may like to try the excellent Galeri Kayseri, on Duvanyolu near to the Sultanahmet tramstop - they have a wide selection of English language publications... More
I didn't spot any English language books in the museum shop. But you may like to try the excellent Galeri Kayseri, on Duvanyolu near to the Sultanahmet tramstop - they have a wide selection of English language publications in many specialisms.