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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  • For anyone remotely interested in military history this museum is a must visit, it's exceptional and I don't say that lightly. The museum is massive, you could spend a whole day or more here especiall...  more »
  • From the Ottoman era to the present day at the time of the war, and this war, weapons, tools used in the top of the rifle is a tremendous place. While visiting the Museum since the establishment of the Ottoman is like a going on a journey. You should allocate your time of 3-4 to from start to finish. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, 15.00 o'clock Susan team show will surely follow. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is a student of the school class is very impressive. The conquest of Istanbul, 1. World War, war, war of independence to better understand and be sure to tell our children the right way should be visited. Note: the Museum tapped extensive renovations in may 2019 and 2-3 years.
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  • Turkish and Ottoman history of all the works of the person receiving a good of example museums ... Good location, friendly, iceerigi and presentation is good. Saturday hours at the Mehter Gosterisi... Ziyatete value ...
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