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    Museums

    Hi there, I was wondering if anyone can help? Me and my friends are going to instanbul soon and we have been recently told by someone that you can't wear scarves in museums and places like Yedikule Castle, Topkapi Sarayi and any other palaces and castles. I am a muslim and like to wear my...
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    Turkish museums as an expression of culture

    Museums came rather late to Turkey. For many years the only one was the Archaeology Museum just outside of Topkapi Palace. Established by Osman Hamdi Bey in order to house the archaeological finds he had excavated at Sidon, in today’s Lebanon, the gray stone building was constructed over a...
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