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Panorama 1453, Istanbul

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Known primarily for its giant painting depicting the Conquest of Constantinople, Panorama 1453 presents history in 360 degrees. Established in 2009, the history museum houses a world-famous panoramic portrayal of the 1453 battle that effectively put an end to the Roman Empire. The huge painting presents the moment when the invading Ottoman troops broke through the city's Byzantine defenses. The realistic image measures 38 m (125 ft) in diameter and covers an area of about 2,300 sq m (25,000 sq ft). An accompanying soundtrack enhances the viewing experience by recreating battle cries and cannon blasts. Plan to see Panorama 1453 and other attractions that appeal to you using our Istanbul vacation trip planner.
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  • Great stuff to look around and take pictures. Comprehensive story about sultan Al Fatih story in taking over Istanbul as instructed by Rasullulah saw 
  • Close the word of the Prophet of us open yeniçağı medieval nail a conquest so prosaic. You're going with great anticipation to the Museum. In the first floor wall panels and pictures based on when the Hall top 360 degree panorama of war have this very nice but you want something more about fetihle. Also, you can get commemorative coins. IM begenmekte you're staying in the Middle
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  • In terms of travel to Istanbul special paragraph stood visit panorama assault by Turks of Constantinople in 1453, the Museum-Panorama opened recently, the Museum is less than ten years. It is located behind the west wall of Theodosius. Almost at the point where the obozrevaetsja battle. Get to the panorama, you can take the tram-stop Topkapı (Cannon gate, but not to be confused with the Sultani Palace with harem). Before visiting the Museum need to be prepared, at least read the Wikipedia on the Turkish conquest, to understand the causes of the defeat of Emperor Constantine XI and the reasons for the victory of Mehmet II. After all, more than five hundred years, the former Byzantine capital belongs to Turks. And now no one is not disputed. Personally, I find the more appropriate explanation of the Turkish conquest in the framework of the concept of "new chronology" the Ottoman Turks as one of the provinces of the great Empire had exactly the same rights as capital and others. Just Turks were at that time the most powerful military force in the world. So Turks and proud of this victory, and didn't feel the invaders-conquerors. And the panorama is impressive. View accompanied by music. It is difficult, of course, judge the veracity of the military Imperial ringtones, but it should be noted that it is very handy. Layout part of the exhibition includes the broken gun "Basilica" Hungarian masters of Urbana, helmets, shields, arrows, swords. But people and horses in the layout part not submitted that several impoverishes exposure. Lower floors showrooms a few meager compared with museums and Borodino battle of Sevastopol. But it is understandable. Since then nothing has been preserved. In the Museum there are the obligatory souvenir shop, where we bought a cheap 3D magnets. I recommend to visit the panorama 1453 "as one of the most interesting museums of Istanbul.
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  • You have to see this to understand and appreciate this attraction. A lesson in history but worth the effort. Wheelchair access available. Entry fee applicable. Unfortunately no credit or debit cards accepted.
  • متحف البانوراما، من المتاحف الجميلة في اسطنبول، يقوم المتحف بتمثيل معركة فتح القسطنطينية على يد السلطان محمد الفاتح بطريقة مبدعة وبمؤثرات صوتية ورسومية بالغة الروعة، ينصح بالشراء من حل الهدايا في المتحف.
  • Small but realistic representation of the siege of İstanbul. It will take you around an hour to fully appreciate the historical facts and events around the siege.
  • This is a must see museum in Istanbul. It shows the epic of the triumph of the best army commanded by the best and young leader in the name of Sultan Muhammad.
  • One of the must go places if you are visiting istanbul, it is basically an atmospheric recreation of conquest of Istanbul, you can get a souvenir coin custom made just for you! Oldukça güzel tasarlanmış gitmeye değer bi müze, imkanınız varsa özel günlerde gitmeyen, anlatılamaz bir kalabalık oluyor