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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
10:00 - 18:00
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A novel idea

I was half way through the book which itself provides deep insight into the emotions of the characters in the background of a complex culture which imbibes the western values... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
Kozhikode, India
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Kozhikode, India
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I was half way through the book which itself provides deep insight into the emotions of the characters in the background of a complex culture which imbibes the western values while rooted to its own traditions. The master storey teller make you feel it is no more a fiction. The museum is an installation which takes the reading experience to... More 

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

You should read the book before you go to the Museum of Innocence. There are a lot of interesting things to see.

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Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I'm not sure what you would make of this museum if you had not read the book. But if you have, it will bring the narrative into another dimension. For those interested in the power of objects and who understand when we say, "Objects have agency," this museum will provide an experience to remember. Layered with meta-ness, the museum builds... More 

1 Thank Schmetterlingtasche
Bucharest, Romania
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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.

1 Thank Ida T
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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

Thank Polinka S
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4 reviews
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.

Thank Gul K
Pilsen, Czech Republic
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 :)

Thank prSKAfka
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

Thank Martijn L
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

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

Thank falhafidh
Istanbul, Turkey
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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 

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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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