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Museum of Innocence

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Address: Cukurcuma Caddesi, Dalgic Cikmazi, 2 | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
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+90 212 252 9738
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Tue - Wed 10:00 - 18:00
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Fri - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Orhan Pamuk tarafından yaratılan Masumiyet Müzesi yazarın aynı adlı...

Orhan Pamuk tarafından yaratılan Masumiyet Müzesi yazarın aynı adlı romanında anlatılan günlük hayat eşyalarının hatıra ve anlamlarını gösteren titizlikle hazırlanmış enstalasyonlardan oluşan küçük bir İstanbul müzesidir.

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My favorite museum of all times

My favorite museum of all times, great concept, I totally recommend the audio guide even if you had read the book* but especially if you did not. ...and take your time, it's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2016
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

My favorite museum of all times, great concept, I totally recommend the audio guide even if you had read the book* but especially if you did not. ...and take your time, it's fascinating! *The Museum of Innocence is a novel by Orhan Pamuk, Nobel-laureate Turkish novelist published in 2008.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The story of Orhan Pamuk Book lives in here. You feel you knew main characters.... also the book is like a guid tour back time Istanbul life. I was really moved by that place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Beautifully presented original pieces, especially knowing your in O.P's home makes it more amazing. The combination of looking at the displays and listening to the audio really takes you away. The location is a bonus as you come across lovely antique shops.

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Pilsen, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My visit of this museum was not planned, and I was very impressed by it. It's not necessary to read the book before visiting the museum, but it is good to know the story. I'm starting to read the book now :)

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Thank prSKAfka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Nice small museum, a nice house in old city Istanbul. You should definitely take the audio guide, which clearly explains and illustrates each of the exhibited collection of items that reminds Kemal of Fusun, his close and so distant love. The story comes to life in a very impressive way. You read the book? Go to this museum. You did... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Tricky to find but well worth the visit and quite incredible to see the collection of objects mentioned in the novel.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

There are few moments when you just forget everything around and feel something special for a fiction. It was so at that very moment when i saw Füsun's brooch. And the music behind... I, then, felt that we were wandering in a beautiful city we had lost which dwellers had lost once long ago. Great job Mr. Pamuk. -It essential... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I havent read the book before visit but the museum had sufficient elements to make an experience with a pure sense. Dont forget to read the pamuks manifest in the ground floor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

A great spot to philosophise on the nature of museums and story, while learning about Istanbul. I didn't think you needed to read the book first; I bought in in the bookshop after and read it along with Orhan Pamuk's "Istanbul" while I was on holiday, and loved doing so.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This museum is a delightfully confusing place, where fiction becomes reality. I had to stop several times while walking around to google, and confirm, that Kemal was not in fact a real person. I did not read the book before I came, since I was in the neighborhood I just stopped by, but I can guarantee you would not understand... More 

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Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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