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The Topkapı Palace (Turkish: Topkapı Sarayı is a large palace in Istanbul, Turkey, that was the primary residence of the Ottoman Sultans for approximately 400 years (1465-1856) of their 624-year reign.

As well as a royal residence, the palace was a setting for state occasions and royal entertainments. It is now a major tourist attraction and contains important holy relics of the Muslim world, including prophet Muhammed's (SAV) cloak and sword. The Topkapı Palace is among the monuments contained within the "Historic Areas of Istanbul", which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985, and is described in Criterion iv as "the best example[s] of ensembles of palaces [...] of the Ottoman period."

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Comments (112)

kilsonRJ on October 23, 2012

belissima tomada e foto,,like 99

Ismail Yaşartekin on October 27, 2012

Ahmet Bey,emeğinize sağlık,harika bir görüntü olmuş..L+F

Ziyaret için teşekkür ederim,sizin de Kurban Bayramınız kutlu olsun..nice mutlu bayramlar dilerim..Selamlar,İSMAİL

Itallica on October 28, 2012

Good perspective!

Kind regards, tery

Mojzer László on October 29, 2012

Hi Ahmet! Thank you very much. Very beautiful this place is. Greetings: Laci LIKE

Rafl on October 30, 2012

ILIKE excellent location! rafl

Adem Dogan on November 3, 2012

Merhaba Ahmet Bey, müthis bir Fotograf ve nefis bir Kare. Ellerinize saglik.

LIKE 105

Makedonya'ya selam ve Sevgiler.

Adem Dogan

Krystyna W. on November 7, 2012

Ciekawe miejsce,warte zwiedzenia ! like

Jan van Aartsen on November 11, 2012

A beautiful place and great photo Ahmet, Like.

Best wishes, Jan

Jong Soo Choi on November 15, 2012

I have been here a last month.

So I Like

From Jose Choi, Korea

Nenad Obradovic on March 18, 2013

Svidja mi se i ova. LF

Pantelis65 on May 7, 2013

Wonderful photo and beautiful composition! like, greetings Pantelis.

Ahmet Bekir on May 7, 2013

I'm glad that you enjoyed this capture from Istanbul dear friends, best wishes ve selamlar, Ahmet

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 9, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Ahmet Bekir
    • Camera: SONY COOLPIX P90
    • Taken on 2012/04/22 09:56:01
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 4.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash