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Sakip Sabanci Museum

Sakip Sabanci Caddesi, No. 42 | Emirgan, Istanbul 34467, Turkey
+90 212 277 22 00
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Sakip Sabanci Caddesi, No. 42 | Emirgan, Istanbul 34467, Turkey
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"beautiful mansion"
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"bosphorus view"
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"ai wei wei"
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"permanent collection is"
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"private collection"
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"educational programs"
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"islamic calligraphy"
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"modern art"
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"turkey"
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"on display"
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"paintings"
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"ssm"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my family to visit this small museum which is located in Emirgan park facing marmarasea. Entrance was beautiful but steep. You need to get permission to drive thru. Id you have disabled member of the family. At entrance they admitted my daughters with two...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very worthwhile and interesting. I spent 4 hours and couls have spent longer. It is really a good way to spend a few hours and get some prespective on the history

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Reviewed 1 week ago

AMAZING place!!!! so worth the visit, also i was there on a tuesday and the admissions were free! love this place!

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Beautiful mansion on a hill overlooking the Bosphorus with spectacular seaside view and garden converted to a museum, where the exhibitions are really exciting . The last one I attended was on Ai Weiwei porcelain. The museum shop has very interesting eclectic items that make...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

A superb collection of calligraphy, not as qualitatively consistent with multi-lingual descriptions as it could be. The journey to the Sakip Sabanci can be as interesting and leisurely as your time allows, it's worth looking at the various forms of public transportation you can use....More

Thank Sharon B
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Location is stunning, but you'll have to climb by foot on the hill. Building is an old private palace looking at the Bosphorus. Musuem was based on a private collection and now managed by the local university. The permanent collection is interesting, but we were...More

Thank ramidov
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

We visited the Ai Wei-Wei exhibition here recently, which was excellent. The museum itself is most easily accessible by any of the many buses that follow the Bosphorus road through Ortaköy and Bebek on to Emirgan where the museum is located. The grounds are beautifully...More

Thank Vivi17Farnborough
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Alongside the Bospherous, a dramatic setting and a beautiful family Villa, on a grand scale. If you are going to claim to have fully covered Istanbul you have to make the short trip out to see it. Primarily a caligraphy exhibition it also showcases the...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

museum is located bosphorus cost it has stunning front garden and full view of the sea there was pottery exibition Ai wei wei and art pieces are very exciting there are very good restaurant next to museum you must try meat there

Thank Nedim Z
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

Sabancı Family's old residence now serving as Sakıp Sabancı Museum is holding one of the most controversial chinese artits artworks - Ai Weiwei. The collection on display is just breathtaking, a must see if you are in Istanbul

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Nancy D
November 10, 2017|
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Response from orhan68 | Reviewed this property |
If you are asking if they are adding a new wing, no, they cannot add new buildings because 1.) the site is rather small and 2.) new construction is not allowed in that district.
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Truds5456
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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
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