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Carpet And Kilim Museum

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Before departing from Sultanahmet Square, it is useful to mention two places that are not very... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu, India
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Nice look at the history of turkish carpets

Across from the entrance to Topkapi, this has 3 airconditioned rooms of old carpets. Many in poor... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
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CARPET AND KILIM MUSEUM The museum is installed in the Blue Mosque's imperial pavilion. The museum contains a fine collection of Usak, Bergama and Konya carpets dating from the 16th to the 19th century. The best examples of 13th-20th century Turkish...more
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Cankurtaran Mah. BabI Humayun Caddesi Soguk cesme sok., Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 512 69 93
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This carpet and kilim museum is just above Hagia Sofia.The kilims are very old and the atmosphere is amazing .

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Before departing from Sultanahmet Square, it is useful to mention two places that are not very promised but will tell a lot about their enthusiasts. One of these is the Carpet Museum, located in the north-eastern Imaret of Hagia Sophia, with one of the world's...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

When you want to learn the history of Turkish carpets, you should visit here. This museum is full of beautiful collection of carpets and attracts you once you are inside the museum. Each design of the carpets has its own meanings so you can understand...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

just located next to the Topkapi Palace but seems is not interesting for most of visitors . we were more than half an hour inside the museum and in whole that time we were alone . it seems the building is a part of the...More

1  Thank MohammadNejad
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A good range of historical carpets and rugs, some from mosques. Not much information with the items on display. I would say it is worth a visit, but it won't take too long to complete the whole museum. Felt a little underwhelmed.

Thank Hint_of_Pepper
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This museum in just behind the Aya Sophia museum, and you may find it hard to recognize this spot as a carpet museum. There are three buildings inside the area, and in each building there are many precious Turkish carpets exhibited. There's no museum shop...More

1  Thank Vacationer807484
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Across from the entrance to Topkapi, this has 3 airconditioned rooms of old carpets. Many in poor condition but still look great and there is information about the development of carpet design and the meanings of motifs. Not many visitors so unfortunately the bored guards...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Buying a Turkish carpet can be a good idea. After all, you are in Turkey. But if you are a novice buyer, it's very easy to be fooled. Unfortunately, not all carpet salesmen are honest, so try learning a bit about carpets at the Carpet...More

1  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I am a tour guide myself and I think I visited this place only after some years of working. Its a museum that you see on a regular basis but you dont really enter. Usually I descrşeb the imperial gate of the sultans since the...More

1  Thank Sarisoy
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We went in for a quick stop and were able to cover this museum in 20-30 mins . Costs around 10 lira per person and they have 3 exhibit halls with lots of information on the history and the symbols that the Analtolians used to...More

1  Thank MahiMahi14
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prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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