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Istanbul Archaeology Museum

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ImageThe Istanbul Archaeology Museum is located in three buildings just inside the first court of the Topkapi Palace. It includes the Museum of the Ancient Orient and the Çinili Kösk. The museum holds more than one million items. The most spectacular of these items are the sarcophagi from the 4th century B.C. The museum provides insight on Istanbul's origins and history with its chronological collection of locally found artifacts.

Timings: Tues-Sun 9.00-17.00

Location: Topkapi Palace (to the right of and behind St. Irene) 

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