Topkapi Palace (Topkapı Sarayı) (99 Subjects)
Panoramic view of Istanbul, with Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the mosques of Sultan Ahmed I and Süleyman I.
Plan of Topkapi Palace, Istanbul.
Fountain at the remains of church near the sea walls of Topkapi palace in Istanbul. According to the author, the Greek Orthodox of Istanbul would come to the fountain on the feast of the Transfiguration. Several of them would bury themselves in the sand and then drink from the holy fountain, thus realizing a symbolic transfiguration.
Scene from the Janissaries' revolt against Grand Vizier Ibsir Pasha in 1655. The Sultan receives the Janissaries' claims; at the same the dead body of the Chief Eunuch of the Harem is surrendered to the insurgents through the palace window.
View of Istanbul. 1. Heptapyrgion or Yedikule castle 3. Fenerbahçe quarter. 4. Port of Kadiköy. 5-6. Scutari palace. 7. Tower of Leander. 8. Port of Scutari. 9.10 Tophane quarter and street market. 11. Galata and Pera district. 12. Shipyards of Kasımpaşa. 13. New Mosque (Mosque of Valide Sultan) 14. Palace of Porphyrogenitus.
View of the first court, also known as court of the Janissaries, at Topkapi palace. On the left, the church of Saint Irene. In the background, the Gate of the Salutation or Middle Gate, leading to the Second Court of the palace.
Top: Panoramic view of Istanbul from Pera. Bottom: Panoramic view of Pera.
Panoramic view of Istanbul from Pera. In the background, Seraglio Point, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the Mosque of Sultan Ahmed I.
Part of the fountain of Sultan Ahmed I. The First Gate of Topkapi Palace, Istanbul.