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Topkapi Palace entry

Topkapi Palace entry

Beautiful tile in the Imperial Council Room - Topkapi Palace

Beautiful tile in the Imperial Council Room - Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace has four courtyards. The second gate leads into the Divan Courtyard (Divan Meydani), second courtyard of the palace. The Divan Courtyard is a semi-public space. This is where all the affairs of the empire were carried out and citizens could enter this area to give their petitions. Buildings in this courtyard serve administrative and general purposes.

Topkapi Palace has four courtyards. The second gate leads into the Divan Courtyard (Divan Meydani), second courtyard of the palace. The Divan Courtyard is a semi-public space. This is where all the affairs of the empire were carried out and citizens could enter this area to give their petitions. Buildings in this courtyard serve administrative and general purposes.

Privy Chamber of III Murad - Topkapi Palace

Privy Chamber of III Murad - Topkapi Palace

Dome in the Imperial Council - Topkapi Palace

Dome in the Imperial Council - Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace Interior - Privy Chamber of III Ahmed

Topkapi Palace Interior - Privy Chamber of III Ahmed

The Courtyard of the Harem Eunuchs - Topkapi Palace

The Courtyard of the Harem Eunuchs - Topkapi Palace

Calligraphy above the entrance gate of Topkapi Palace

Calligraphy above the entrance gate of Topkapi Palace

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