Turkish palace treasures exhibition opens in Russia

Turkish State Minister Hayati Yazici attended the inauguration of the exhibition "Topkapi Palace Treasures in the Kremlin Palace" in Moscow.

Turkish palace treasures exhibition opens in Russia

A Topkapi Palace treasures exhibition opened at Russia's Kremlin Palace on Tuesday.

Turkish State Minister Hayati Yazici attended the inauguration of the exhibition "Topkapi Palace Treasures in the Kremlin Palace" in Moscow.

Yazici will return to Turkey on Wednesday.

The Ottoman Palace objects is visiting the Palace of Czardom in the exhibition which is organized with the support of the Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency and with the cooperation of the Topkapi Palace Museum and the Kremlin Palace Museum.

The exhibition "Topkapi Palace Treasures in the Kremlin Palace" will include 106 objects containing the pieces about the Sultanate symbols, personal belongings and palace lives of the Ottoman Sultans.

It will stay open till August 15, 2010.

The Topkapi Palace, which was the official residential of the Ottoman sultans beginning from Mehmed the Conqueror till Sultan Abdulmecid who was the thirty-first sultan, was used as the center of the state administration, education and art of the Empire for nearly 400 years.

The palace had been formed on a field measured approximately 700,000 square meters on the Byzantine Acropolis after a while of the conquest of Istanbul by Mehmed the Conqueror, between the years 1460 and 1478. It was planned with a four-courtyard system passed from each other.


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