Archaeology Museum Walking Tour Istanbul5
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Visit the award-winning museum. See the famous Alexander Sarcophagus. Learn about the history of civilizations that have shaped European culture.


  • Walk at your own pace and submerge yourself into the colorful vibe of the capital city of Turkey.
  • İstanbul Archeology Museum complex can be easily reached by walking down the ... GUIDED TOURS.
  • Step into history at the Archaeological Museums of Istanbul
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  • Istanbul Archaeological Museums in Istanbul, Turkey - sight map, attraction information, photo and list of walking tours containing this attraction
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museums
  • Marvel at the neo-classical architecture of the main Istanbul Archaeological Museum building, which houses more than one million works!
  • Discover the city's rich ... Istanbul Archaeological Museums


Istanbul Archaeology Museum was awarded "Museum of The Year" by the European Council. It was established as the first Turkish Museum in 1891 with the artifacts from Sidon, present-day Lebanon, by Osman Hamdi Bey. Currently, the museum consists of four sections disposed in four different buildings. The main building is the neo-classical building, the work of Alexander Vallaury from 1902. It houses the famous Sarcophagus of Alexander the Great and priceless artifacts from Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman Eras. The upper floor has a wide collection of coins; the Ottoman Collection alone consists of 800,000 pieces! The New Building, opened in 1998, has a magnificent exhibition of Troia and Anatolian Cultures. There is a very well exposed section for Istanbul. The third building is a former School for Fine Arts from 1883 - the work of Osman Hamdi Bey - containing remarkable works of art from Mesopotamia. In the museum, you will find artifacts dating back to the 6th millennium. Sumer, Hitite, Akad, and Babylonia are some of the cultures that help you get a sense of the affected European Culture. The highlight of this experience is viewing the Kade Agreement. It is the first peace agreement in human history written in cuneiform letters in a terracotta tablet. We hope your tour will be a memorable one and we look forward to see you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

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Professional English-speaking tour guides

Return transfer to your hotel

Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach 

Guided Archaeology Museum Walking Tour

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary 



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