Panorama 1453 History Museum In Istanbul
Panorama 1453 History Museum In Istanbul
Topkapı Culture park is the address of the prosperity of the Ottoman lineage that ended an era and started a new one, made a history of conquest, Mehmed II was renamed as the Conqueror, Byzantium, Istanbul and the hearts were captured, that grew bigger and bigger under the shade of a mountain that covers the horizon in Söğüt, opened a groove in the city walls in 1453 and converted to a great plane tree there.

Panorama 1453 Museum of History is composed of two main sections. The first section starts from the entrance and is situated on the way to the panoramic picture. Panorama 1453 permanent exhibition, which is prepared to be permanent on this way, is located there.

The content was prepared by Associate Professor Dr. Erhan Afyoncu and Assistant Professor Doctor Coşkun Yılmaz, and consultant of the exhibition is the Architect M. Hilmi Şenalp and the designer is Özkul Eren. Modern miniature works that narrate the establishment of the city of Istanbul, the siege and conquest of the city, the life of Fatih Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror, the laws, arts, civilisation, culture and construction works of the city, take place at the exhibition as supported with the original miniatures, engraving and pictures of the wars in a present perspective.

And entrance of the platform where the panoramic picture exists begins at the end of the exhibition. At the end of a short and dark corridor, the visitors will find themselves at the dawn of May 29, 1453, and bear witness to the moment of stepping in the city. Led by Haşim Vatandaş, the picture was drawn by a group of artists, composed of Ramazan Erkut, Ahmet Kaya, Oksana Legka, Yaşar Zeynalov, Hasan H. Dinçer, Atilla Tunca and Murat Efe, and applied onto a hemisphere of 38 m diameter. The interior of the hemisphere is covered by the picture and it is 2350 cubic meter, the distance between the picture and the visitors' platform reaches the size of 650 sqm, and captures the visitors from all aspects and directions.

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