Reading some of the other reviews I am glad I went to the museum before consulting Trip Advisor! Yes, the panels are all in Turkish, yes it is glorifying a battle and yes, it is probably biased and nationalistic. However you can get a very good audio guide in English and read up about the seige and conquest elsewhere to fill out your knowledge. The exhibition doesn't mention the three days of rape, looting and murder that followed the capture of the city but it's not the sort of thing that anyone would be proud of, although it was standard practise for the times.
The panorama itself is brilliant, it is the first I have ever seen but it really gives an idea of the scale of the fighting and the combination of painted battle scenes with real life artifacts in the foreground gives a real sense of depth.
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