Tricky to find but well worth the visit and quite incredible to see the collection of objects mentioned in the novel.
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There are few moments when you just forget everything around and feel something special for a fiction. It was so at that very moment when i saw Füsun's brooch. And the music behind... I, then, felt that we were wandering in a beautiful city we...More
A great spot to philosophise on the nature of museums and story, while learning about Istanbul. I didn't think you needed to read the book first; I bought in in the bookshop after and read it along with Orhan Pamuk's "Istanbul" while I was on...More
This museum is a delightfully confusing place, where fiction becomes reality. I had to stop several times while walking around to google, and confirm, that Kemal was not in fact a real person. I did not read the book before I came, since I was...More
Clearly a lot of effort has been put into this museum and it was rather charming, albeit small. Unfortunately, it made me wish I'd read the book before going!
This is something came as a surprise but Pamuks museum provide fresh experience of how some people live in very changing place and time as Turkey was some 30-40 years ago. Interesting inside in ordinary things of the era with some examples and analysis on...More
Visited this beautiful museum on fine morning during my last visit. It was a bit hard to find - but once there - it was a treasure trove. Dedicated to every item mentioned in Orhan Pamuk's book. Photography inside is not allowed. You can buy...More
This is an exceptional and innovative experience conceived by the celebrated author of the novel, Orhan Pamuk. The museum follows the thwarted love of a couple in Istanbul, tracing the social and cultural forces that enveloped them. The audio guide helps connect a series of...More