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Isbank Museum

Hobyar mah Bankacilar Cad no 2, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 511 1331
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Important bank in the history of the Republic of Turkey

It was an honor to be here in the Iş Bankası museum, the first bank of the Republic of Turkey... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan F
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Serdar

I visited last year Ottoman museum at salt galata and i am lucky at sirkeci , Is bank museum few... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2016
Serdar U
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Hobyar mah Bankacilar Cad no 2, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was an honor to be here in the Iş Bankası museum, the first bank of the Republic of Turkey, founded by Ataturk in 1924. It is well conserved as a museum with all of its furniture and artifacts since its opening.

Thank Dan F
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

I visited last year Ottoman museum at salt galata and i am lucky at sirkeci , Is bank museum few meters away from me. Free of charge entrance and 2 floor together safe room summerize the history of Turkish citizenship capitalized bank as well as...More

Thank Serdar U
Reviewed October 6, 2016

The museum has beautifully curated rooms including historical documents and banking equipment belonging to Turkiye Is Bankasi, the first national bank of modern Turkey. You can see nearly a hundred years old authentic documents, ledger books, original typewriters and calculators, old computing hardware and many...More

Thank korayesque
Reviewed September 30, 2016

I had never seen this museum on previous visits, and the lovely building drew me in. My friend and I had just been discussing obscure museums,so we had to see it. It was fascinating, and quite exciting, actually going in the vaults and the safety...More

Thank SLWD
Reviewed March 23, 2016

This museum is just behind the Egyptian Bazaar, and the color and design of the building is so unique and beautiful! There is a security check at the gate, and tno entrance fee. Unfortunately, there's little English explanation, but anyway, I love the building!

Thank ワンケディ
Reviewed November 3, 2015

Accidentally found this Museum on my way to the New Mosque. A delightful surprise and definitely worth a visit. The building constructed in 1892 housed the Istanbul Post Office until 1926 when it became National Bank Isbank Istanbul's main branch until . The first National...More

Thank anetclinical
Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Super! The most interesting in this museum old repository. You go for a walk like in old film about bank's robbery. 🏦 You can touch all things and subjects, make atmospheric photo and be pleasure bank security systems.

Thank Ann D
Reviewed May 18, 2015

As we had visited Istanbul before our intention for the day was to wander and take in new sights. So pleased we headed in to see firstly the building then of course the fabulous display currently on until August 15, 2015. I believe the Museum...More

Thank togher64
Reviewed November 7, 2014

While touring in Sirkeci area, we have come close with this Museum by chance.Free entrance to the Museum.İt is specially very intesting for the young people to see and know about the developments in banking system Strongly recommended to pay a visit and see the...More

2  Thank junior1907
Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

We found the place on the way to spice bazaar - with a catchy phrase of 'how did the banks operate with out computers?'. My husband and I both in the profession and never worked without computers, we were intrigued and entered, found it pleasantly...More

1  Thank MdmKim
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Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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