Topkapi Palace

The Topkapi Palace was the main residence of Ottoman Sultans between the 15th and 19th centuries.   Visiting the palace gives a fascinating glimpse into what their lives were like during this time frame.


We arrived to the Palace early in the morning, so I was lucky to get a few photos without people in them…


The Palace is huge, so there are lots of angles to take photos from…


Topkapı is a series of pavilions, kitchens, barracks, audience chambers, kiosks and sleeping quarters built around a central enclosure.


The view from the Palace was gorgeous!


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