Topkapi Palace

I found the the objects in the treasury of the Topkapi Palace too oppressively ornate, including the Topkapi Dagger, and preferred the decorative schemes in the surrounding buildings, including the decoration in the Gate of Felicity as one leaves the Second Court:

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The columns outside the Imperial Treasury:

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The small kiosk in the Fourth Court known as the Sofa Kiosk:

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The Revan Kiosk:

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The Baghdad Kiosk;

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The Circumcision Room in the Summer Pavilion:

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The decorative details on the Terrace of the Favourites:

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And, lastly, the rich decoration outside the Divan, back in the Second Court:

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