The Harem

Another historical must-see in Istanbul is the Topkapi Palace Musuem, where the Ottoman Sultans used to live. It’s a big palace with a lot to see but our main interest was to visit the Harem which is the private rooms where the Sultans, their wives and concubines used to live.

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Nahya harem

Mesmerized by the design, colours, tiles and historical explanations of each room, being in the Harem felt like I was stepping back in time into an exotic tale of A Thousand And One Nights.

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