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Sakip Sabanci Museum

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Sakip Sabanci Caddesi, No. 42 | Emirgan, Istanbul 34467, Turkey
+90 212 277 22 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful museum, with great access. Displays of both family antiques and an amazing calligraphy collection. Great facilities and a peaceful place to visit.

Thank Nomadic S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful location at the Bosphorus. There is a nice restaurant MSA. You can take nice photos of the Bosphorus.

Thank esin t
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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

Thank Abdullah A
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Very worthwhile and interesting. I spent 4 hours and couls have spent longer. It is really a good way to spend a few hours and get some prespective on the history

Thank Lechiffre1
Reviewed 5 August 2018

AMAZING place!!!! so worth the visit, also i was there on a tuesday and the admissions were free! love this place!

Thank Eda A
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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

Thank meyzib
Reviewed 28 May 2018

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

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 4 April 2018

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

Thank ramidov
Reviewed 1 April 2018

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

Thank Vivi17Farnborough
Reviewed 10 March 2018

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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Nancy D
10 November 2017|
Response from orhan68 | Reviewed this property |
If you are asking if they are adding a new wing, no, they cannot add new buildings because 1.) the site is rather small and 2.) new construction is not allowed in that district.
16 February 2016|
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Response from Michaeldlightfoot | Reviewed this property |
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