Istanbul. Travels in photos

Historic and cultural sites, architecture, museums

Sultan's pavilion in Tophane (Tophane Kasrı)

The pavilion was built near the Armoury chamber by order of Sultan Abdul Majid I in 1852.

Sultan's pavilion in Tophane (Tophane Kasrı), Istanbul

The mansion, surrounded by Tophane Park, was used by the ruler and his officials while visiting the gun workshops and military shipyards located in the area.

Sultan's pavilion in Tophane (Tophane Kasrı), Istanbul

The building was designed by the English architect William James Smith.

Sultan's pavilion in Tophane (Tophane Kasrı), Istanbul