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Sakip Sabanci Museum

Sakip Sabanci Caddesi, No. 42 | Emirgan, Istanbul 34467, Turkey
+90 212 277 2200
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Ottoman Era

Ottoman manuscripts and calligraphic compositions form the core collection at this Ottoman-era... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful Equestrian Villa

SSM is a fine arts museum dedicated to calligraphic art, religious and state documents, as well as... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2017
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Sakip Sabanci Caddesi, No. 42 | Emirgan, Istanbul 34467, Turkey
+90 212 277 2200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ottoman manuscripts and calligraphic compositions form the core collection at this Ottoman-era mansion, donated by the Sabanci family and opened as a museum in 2002. Paintings by both Turkish and foreign artists, as well as furnishings and decorative arts evoke the lives and lifestyles past...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

SSM is a fine arts museum dedicated to calligraphic art, religious and state documents, as well as paintings of the Ottoman era. The museum was founded by one of the most notable business man of Turkey , Sakıp Sabancı.Aside from permanent exhibitions, the museum also...More

Thank Esra K
Reviewed December 9, 2016

Beautiful museum with 4 floors with different kinds of arts. worth to visit and has a very nice garden outside. to see the old historic wall is a good experience as well. this tour is with the help of an audio guide for information

Thank Jamal29054
Reviewed November 16, 2016

A wonderful spot on the Bosphorus. After you're done with the museum, you should definitely take a walk around and have some drinks at the museum's cafe, or in the neighborhood. You will not regret the time you spend to get to this Museum.

2  Thank Ozzie_5934
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This beautiful mansion is easily accessible by bus from Kabatas (22 or 25). Its just by the bus stop. We went to a caligraphy exhibition which was excellent, and there is the history of the Sabanci family to see and also wonderful rooms with the...More

2  Thank suzie I
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

This museum in Emirgan is one that is extremely well managed. Every exhibition there gives valuable information without boring the visitor. You always leave the museum having learned something new and therefore a richer person. The explanations and videos are always satisfactory. There is a...More

2  Thank Nesligul D
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

The exhibitions change quite quickly and most of the time we can find something for our taste. This time it was about color and light. The museum is located in the beautiful mansion by yhe sea at Emirgan. You can also have fine dining at...More

Thank Ozlem S
Reviewed August 31, 2016

I had a chance to view Dali's exposition. Very good organized museum in very good location. Great architecture.

Thank BlerimGreeny
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Private museum of the Sabanci banking & industrialist family. Very interesting with many personal items from the family. Located in Emirgan next to the Bosphorus, providing a great setting to spend some time in the gardens. Well worth visiting.

Thank Colin G
Reviewed July 4, 2016

It is an old building which is re-design for museum. Also there is a good cafe in the museum. You can see the Bosporus from the balcony.

Thank travelingwoswos
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Response from Michaeldlightfoot | Reviewed this property |
I didn't spot any English language books in the museum shop. But you may like to try the excellent Galeri Kayseri, on Duvanyolu near to the Sultanahmet tramstop - they have a wide selection of English language publications... More