Istanbul Travel Guide

Vakiflar Carpet And Kilim Museum

  • Vakiflar Capet and Kilim Museum located nearby Blue Mosque

  • Hand Woven Carpet is painted madder

  • Hand Woven Turk Carpets have the characteristic of Antique when it gets older

The Istanbul Carpet Museum (Vakıflar Halı Müzesi) is located in the Hünkar Kasrı of Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque) . It is a small building constructed in conjunction with the Sultanahmet Mosque between 1609-1617. The two-story museum has a varied collection of carpets and rugs from the 14-19th centuries.

500 pieces of carpets
The museum exhibits pieces from the three important rug and carpet centers in Turkey – Uşak, Bergama, and Konya – and has around 500 total pieces. All the carpets are restored in perfect condition, and are displayed in a modern concept.


Useful Information for Vakiflar Carpet And Kilim Museum

Address Near by the Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque)
Tel 0 (212) 518 13 30
Visiting hours Except Sun. and Mon. 09.00-16.00