Military Museum (Asker Muzesi), Istanbul

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Discover over a thousand years of Turkish military history at Military Museum (Asker Muzesi), boasting impressive exhibits and hosting live performances. Mehter, the world's oldest military band, puts on a show each afternoon at the museum. While this is the main draw for many visitors, you can also spend you time viewing over 9,000 artifacts spread across 22 rooms, which focus mainly on the Ottoman era up to World War I. See weapons, uniforms, tools, and even the chain used by the Byzantines to block the sultan's navy from entering the city during the famous siege of 1453. Plan to visit Military Museum (Asker Muzesi) during your Istanbul vacation using our convenient Istanbul trip itinerary builder app .
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  • August 18, 2017
    I have great interest in the history of Turkey and visited almost 100Museum in more than 40Städten. This however has been the best of all and is absolutely worth a visit. Also for foreign guests absolutely worth a visit, because you understand the Turkish history and mentality. You immediately notice that this museum by the army is built. Everything is tip top, very clean. It starts from the initial phase of the Turkish history to before the time of the Huns, and Atilla and ends at the Turkish Republic and Atatürk. Every day there is a show by the Mehter Tajimi, carrying for 1 hour before Ottoman martial music in a very large theatre Hall. Extremely fascinated me. There is this place on the 1.Platz during my next visit to Istanbul.
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  • July 20, 2017
    Military equipment, swords, knives, canons. Nice views. Visit it. Good museum. I Recomended it......  more »
  • July 18, 2017
    Not because it is a military museum will not come in, not because you want to collect the tickets for Museum card 1 Lira only relief will not come in, this is one of the best museums in the city. The yard is large, shows the outer yard of tanks, planes, guns, entered the Museum tickets. The Museum has two floors and many rooms on each floor, say military museum, but is in fact a line of military wear Turkish Museum of history, after all, that is a fighting nation. Took the siege of Constantinople, Vienna, battle of Gallipoli to the war of independence, from law hemuhanmodeershi, Suleiman Kemal ... ... Here are portraits of past Sudan, there are various weapons, armor, and reflects the history of various types of oil painting, you can see for a long time. In short, if you are interested in Turkish history, and like to visit the Museum, here is a good choice.
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  • November 10, 2016
    Everyone should visit.
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  • August 30, 2017
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