Topkapi Palace Area

Topkapi Palace Area

The Topkapi Palace is the oldest and largest of the remaining palaces in the world.  It was converted to a museum in 1924.  The palace is located on the acropolis of Byzantium.  It is overlooking the Golden Horn, the Bosphorus and the Sea of Marmara.  The palace walls are about 3 miles in circumference. 

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           It’s  a long walk from the Imperial Gate to the entrance to the palace area.

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         Entrance to the Topkapi Palace.

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