Our exhibition "Yavuz Sultan Selim and Sacred Relics at Their 500th Anniversary" opened at the Armorer's Treasury room at the Department of Sacred Relics in the Topkapı Palace Museum with participation of Our Minister of Culture and Tourism Numan Kurtulmuş
At the festival ground organized specially for traditional Topkapı Palace conquest celebration and Palace Festivals, Mehter Group of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism gave a concert. Also, the Archery and Horseback Riding Club made a show at the Sultan Murad IV' training ground
Within the events of the Museums' Week, Mehter concert performed by the Metheran Division of Harbiye Military Museum has been watched by visitors with a great appreciation. Concert has been started from the First Courtyard of the Palace and continued in front of the Gate of Felicity in the Second Courtyard of the Topkapı Palace Museum. Concert was started at 11:00 AM. at the date May 20th Wednesday 2015.
Turkish coffee culture and tradition was entered to the UNESCO "Non-Material Heritage" list at the year 2013. Due to this, the exhibition: "A Drop of Pleasure: 500 years of Turkish Coffee" have been organized with the cooperation of Topkapı Palace Museum and Turkish Coffee Culture and Research Association. Exhibition can be visited until June 15th 2015
The exhibition Kadıasker Mustafa İzzet Efendi: Callıgrapher, Nay (Oblique Flute) Player, And Composer has opened at the date 8th December 2014 and can be visited between the dates December 9th 2014 and March 10th 2015
Within the scope of events of Blessed Birth Week, the exhibition: "Love for Prophet: Prophet at his birth's 1443th Anniversary" will be on display at the dates between April 9th - July 15th 2014 at the Topkapı Palace Treasury Ward with the cooperation of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Presidency of Religious Affairs.
Haluk Dursun president of the Topkapı Palace Museum told in his written declaration that Palace is working for projecting past's beauties to present and providing their continuation. Within this scope, he told that Palace is working on traditional landscape adjustment by seeding more than 100 thousand hyacinth to the Enderun courtyard.
The Tradational Wish Mery Holiday ( Bayramlaşma - Celebrating )and sweet pastry with nuts or Baklava Parade was celabrated with the attendant of the Museum’s staff and visitors who come early for the visit at the Topkapi Palace second courtyard on Augst 12th.
Before this event President of the Topkapi Palace Museum Prof. A. Haluk Dursun said to the attendants “ We should have only one aim being here that is serve to the palace”
As you know that the most beautiful and selection of Horses had always been in Privy Stables at The Topkapi Palace.
Horse is a very important component or symbol at the history of ottoman dynasty. In this contex horses have always esteemed by sultans.
Five of China’s famous terracotta sculptures, which belong to UNESCO’s World Heritage List, are on display at an exhibition titled “Chinese Treasures,” which opened Nov. 21 at Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace Museum. According to Chinese law, bringing more than five terracotta soldiers out of the country is prohibited.