Naval Museum in Istanbul

The Naval Museum has naval artifacts from the history of the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic. It is located in the Besiktas district.

The highlight of the visit is the beautiful original boats that were used by the Sultans, among them the magnificent Sultan Mehmed IV galleon built in the 16th century, the original chain that was used during the Byzantine Empire to prevent enemies from entering the Horn of Gold, and the notes and small maps of the famous Admiral Piri Reis.

In addition, you'll see displays of Turkish Republic Founder's personal belongings, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, original rowboats used by the Turks until the 20th century, hand-drawn maps during the Ottoman Empire, paintings, manuscripts, antique photographs and metal-made naval pieces , stones, textiles and wood.

If you like naval artifacts this is a great option.

Naval Museum in Istanbul


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