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Address: Sakip Sabanci Caddesi, NO 42 | Emirgan, Istanbul 34467, Turkey
Phone Number: 0 212 277 22 00
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One of the best museums in Istanbul

SSM is located inside the Atlı Köşk (Kiosk with thr Horse) which belongs to one of the wealthiest families in Turkey. The owner was the former businessman Sakıp Sabancı. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

SSM is located inside the Atlı Köşk (Kiosk with thr Horse) which belongs to one of the wealthiest families in Turkey. The owner was the former businessman Sakıp Sabancı. The museum hosts very precious art collections throughout the year, and is located in a beautiful neighborhood by the sea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

It is difficult to better the quality of the calligraphy in the Sabanci Museum, a true feast for the eyes , I return there every year to relish yet again the beauty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

A shining little gem on the Bosphorous! A gorgeous location with a stunning collection of calligraphy as well as rotating exhibits.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Next to Boshporus you have chance to experience different things in a day like a local.The view is spectacular form the Garden.If you are lucky,there will be a special an exhibition such as Van Gogh,Rodin etc.Don't forget to have a meal or coffee in the cafe Changa which has been in the best restaurants list.Try the traditional Turkish breakfast ,Chicken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Scenic location seaside. Handsome building. Stunning collection of illuminated qurans. The museum provides iPads that facilitate understanding of select musuem objects. Fine special exhibition of modern art. The villa represents the lifestyle of the Sabancis and the exquisite Ottoman taste. Rooftop restaurant serves fine Turkish fare. Excellent service. Perfect for dates or intimate gatherings. Check website for schedule of special... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Istanbul is a large, crowded, and noisy city, but this museum is an oasis of quiet culture. The grounds are filled with tress and plants. The noise of the city is only in the background. The collection is small, but it provides a range of items. This is a private collection owned by the Sabanci family and it reflects their... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

If you are Turkish you probably now anout Sakıp Sabancı who is a famous businessman and his entirely family. You can find out more about him and get insoired. This palace of him habe good explanations of what "Tugra" means and how to read them. MusedeChanga is a nice restaurant to have a bite. Also when I visited I saw... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Its very nice museum located outside of Istanbul,again you need to use taxi or local transportation to get there,about an hour or so,you will like the Turkish art calligraphy and hand made products..

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

There are typically 2-3 special exhibitions per year here, and each one that I have attended has been very well presented. The best is still Anish Kapoor, but the Picasso and Miro shows were also worth the trek up to Emirgan. The grounds and location of the museum, while not particularly convenient, are stunning, especially on a day of good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is comparatively a newer museum in Istanbul. It has been established by the second wealthiest family of Turkey and named after a tycoon called Sakıp Sabancı. In this museum yu may see one of the best Calligraphy collections in the world. Frequently, this museum hosts exhibitions of famous artists like Picasso, Rembrandt etc. The prices are acceptable and the... More 

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Address: Address: Sakip Sabanci Caddesi, NO 42 | Emirgan, Istanbul 34467, Turkey
Phone Number: 0 212 277 22 00
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul

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