Belgium Crown Prince Visited the Topkapı Palace

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Belgium Crown Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde visited the Topkapı Palace Museum. Prince was met at the Privy Garden by Museum Director Haluk Dursun. Prince watched Istanbul from Baghdat Pavilion Terrace and got information about symbolic structures and architecture of Istanbul.  He also visited the Holy Relics department and Library of Ahmed the III, Hall of Audience and the Gate of Felicity. Prince also got information about the Ottoman Palace protocols. Prince impressed from the design of the Imperial Council Hall. Prince visited the Harem exhibition with Ramazan Aktemur the museum expert and he also got information about the objects at the exhibition.