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Sakip Sabanci Museum

Sakip Sabanci Caddesi, NO 42 | Emirgan, Istanbul 34467, Turkey
0 212 277 22 00
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Ranked #10 of 646 Attractions in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Istanbul, Turkey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

first of all this is a beautiful spot in the Bosporus, huge place, first class museum, different exhibits from whole world, quality time to spare, but if you will visit istanbul for a limited time, you might pass.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Really amasing construction for water storage long ago. They also added interesting features, like the two Medusa sculptures , which are indicated by signs, or just follow the crowd.

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is one of the places where you have to check before you go.. There is a constant calligraphy collection and a painting collection, the their main concept for me is that there is always an exhibition (you have to check whether you like that current one or not). Once it was Picasso paintings, once Anich Kapoor was displayed etc.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Excellent collection of paintings, beautiful mansion and even more beautiful gardens. A very pleasant restaurant/coffee shop with wonderful views of Bosporus, however very pricy!!!

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Tehran, Iran
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52 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

it is a bit far from the center , but worth the drive, in front of the Bosphorus, a beautiful house , and a great collection of Calligraphy pieces. we misses the Amish Kapoor exhibition . the garden is very pleasant to walk and has a great restaurant there too, with a beautiful view.

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

fantastic view and it was very intersting exhibition Turkish Painting from the Ottoman Reformation to the Republic.

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Not on the traditional tourist track, this is a wonderful museum focused on Turkish art and calligraphy. This is Sabanci's former home turned into a museum, and as an avid collector of Turkish art, Sabanci had impeccable taste - the galleries contains truly wonderful examples of some of the most celebrated Turkish artists, not to mention a collection of Ottoman... More

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Greve
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The permanent collection is of very high standard, but the Museum is some way out of the centre; for the special enthusiast rather than the casual visitor

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New York, New york
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139 reviews 139 reviews
7 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A handsome villa on the Bosphorous with some lovely paintings but the caligraphy collection is OUTSTANDING. Well worth a visit.

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Canberra, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A bit out of the centre of town but not too hard to get there by public transport. Get the tram to Kabatas and then the bus. Alternatively you can get the ferry but it only goes in the afternoon. The bus trip is good and holes along the Bosphorous but you need a Istanbulkarte. The gardens are great. The... More

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