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Topkapi Palace, Istanbul
The Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey was a former Ottoman palace converted into an art museum. Most of its objects were once in the Ottoman imperial collection, and they include gifts, spoils of war and local production. It also houses on the finest collections of Persian manuscript paintings. The photo above is part of the former sultan\'s residence and the administrative center of the Ottoman Empire. This photo has been provided by Saudi Aramco World.