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Sabanci University Sakip Sabanci Museum

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Sakip Sabanci Cad. 42, Emirgan, Istanbul, 34425 | +212 277 2200, Turkey
Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul
Murat Germen

Ottoman manuscripts and calligraphic compositions form the core collection at this Ottoman-era mansion, donated by the Sabanci family and opened as a museum in 2002. Paintings by both Turkish and foreign artists, as well as furnishings and decorative arts evoke the lives and lifestyles past of Ottoman Istanbul. Follow a visit to the galleries with a stroll in the museum's gardens overlooking the Bosporus and lunch or dinner at Muzedechanga restaurant, which serves contemporary Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine in a glass box annexed to the Museum. Entrance is free on Wednesdays.

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