10 Most Beautiful Palaces in the World


2. Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace is a large and beautiful complex on the shoreline in Istanbul, Turkey. For 400 years, it served as the home of the Ottoman Sultans. The palace is now a museum, and houses important artifacts of the Muslim world, Muhammad’s cloak and sword among them. After construction was finished around the year 1465, Topkapi went on to house over 4,000 people.

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