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Historic Objects and Exhibits at Topkapı Palace

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The Topkapı Palace is one of the leading museums in Istanbul. The museum’s collection includes Ottoman clothing, weapons, armour, miniatures, religious relics, and illuminated manuscripts.

Among the many exhibits in the Topkapı Palace, the following are highlights:

  • Topkapı Palace


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