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Gulhane Park walking & Archeological Museums Visit

Hosted by the Consul of the Istanbul Photo Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 20 Mar 13:30 - 17:30

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After walking in Gulhane .Let’s explore İstanbul Archaeological Museums and then stroll through Soğuk Çeşme Sokağı in Sultanahmet on March 13.

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The Archaeological Museum is one of the rare buildings constructed as a museum in that time period in the world. It is one of the most beautiful and splendid examples of neo-classical architecture in Istanbul, housing a splendid collection of over one million objects that represent almost all of the eras and civilizations in world history.
We will meet at the Museum Cafe in the garden.

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After our museum tour, we will go to Soğuk Çeşme Sokağı (Street of the Cold Fountain) a small street with historic houses in-between the Hagia Sophia and Topkapı Palace. The car-free zone street is named after the fountain situated at its end towards Gülhane Park. The wooden, two or three-storey Ottoman houses of 19th-20th century, now housing a hotel and cafes. On one end of the street towards Gülhane Park is a Byzantine cistern, which houses the "Sarnıç Restaurant".
At the end we will see the buildings outside and then take and rest in one of them.
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