Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum

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thumb Template:Multiple image The Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Template:Lang-tr) is a museum located in Sultanahmet Square in Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey. Constructed in 1524, the building was formerly the palace of Pargal? Ibrahim Pasha, who was the first grand vizier to Suleiman the Magnificent, and husband of the Sultan's sister, Hatice Sultan.

The collection includes notable examples of Islamic calligraphy, tiles, and rugs as well as ethnographic displays on various cultures in Turkey, particularly nomad groups. These displays recreate rooms or dwellings from different time periods and regions.

See also

  • Sultanahmet
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum
  •  ?stanbul Modern
  • Topkap? Palace

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