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Museum of Innocence

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Address: Cukurcuma Caddesi, Dalgic Cikmazi, 2 | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 212 252 9738
10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 October 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 

Thank altuntasveysell
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.

Thank Hooshmand H
London, United Kingdom
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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.

1 Thank macbeth78
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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Muenster, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Clearly a lot of effort has been put into this museum and it was rather charming, albeit small. Unfortunately, it made me wish I'd read the book before going!

Thank agirltravellingsolo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is something came as a surprise but Pamuks museum provide fresh experience of how some people live in very changing place and time as Turkey was some 30-40 years ago. Interesting inside in ordinary things of the era with some examples and analysis on society changes in Turkey. And yet very human touch is here unlike of those dusty... More 

1 Thank Volodymyr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Great experience if you read the book. The idea of the museum is unbelievable like it's real rather than a novel.

Thank Erkan K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Visited this beautiful museum on fine morning during my last visit. It was a bit hard to find - but once there - it was a treasure trove. Dedicated to every item mentioned in Orhan Pamuk's book. Photography inside is not allowed. You can buy all of Orhan's works here - they give you a little butterfly sticker on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is an exceptional and innovative experience conceived by the celebrated author of the novel, Orhan Pamuk. The museum follows the thwarted love of a couple in Istanbul, tracing the social and cultural forces that enveloped them. The audio guide helps connect a series of artfully assembled dioramas which unfold the story. More of a philosophical narrative than a traditional... More 

1 Thank Jeannine F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

You have to read the book. This museum is telling the love without words. Love is real and you may hold the love with your hands there. Dont forget the look in the drawers. Visitors tried to be a part of this love.

Thank Tolga Y

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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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