Topkapi palace, a large palace in Istanbul and one of the major residences of the Ottoman sultans for almost 400 years.
The inside is lavish with beautiful designs and trimmings. Beautiful tiles and art can be seen all over the palace. There are also Islamic relics but tourists are not allowed to take photos in this sacred area. Scroll to the bottom for more information about Topkapi palace. Click on images below to enlarge.
The main attraction is the back yard with large flower beds and awesome views of Istanbul. You can get amazing views of both the Asian and European part of Istanbul.
Back yard and amazing views of both the Asian and European part of Istanbul and the Bosporus Strait. Click here for more information on Topkapi Palace.