Skip to main content

Topkapi Palace, Sultans' Residence

On the way to the Princes' Islands of Istanbul onboard the ferry ship we got the advantage of taking spectacular views of Topkapi Palace, traditional residence of Ottoman sultans at the corner of Marmara Sea, Bosphorus and Golden Horn, with the cruise ships and ferry boats anchored in front of the palace and Golden Horn; and also Hagia Sofia (Saint Sofia) at Sultanahmet Plaza.

Popular posts from this blog

Antique fine porcelaine plate with drawing: Acropolis

Antique fine porcelaine plate with drawing: ACROPOLIS, PATENT D W, with motto stamp "DIEU ET MON DROIT, HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE", by "C.L.A.Q. BRO"

Tughra: The Sultan's Seal

A tughra is a calligraphic seal or signature of an Ottoman sultan that was affixed to all official documents and correspondence. It was also carved on his seal and stamped on the coins minted during his reign.

Inside Haydarpasa Train Station @ Istanbul

Inside Haydarpasa Train Station, Istanbul, Turkey ... More