Turkish handmade carpets and rugs are known worldwide for their rich colors, intricate designs and brilliant craftsmanship. They are the most sought-after items by collectors and museums. One place in Istanbul where you can learn about all the kinds and types is the Museum of Turkish Carpets, located across the Ibrahim Pasha Palace. They have an impressive display of antique carpets, kilims and rugs, some of them depict tribal art and designs. It's worth spending a few hours strolling through the display of Turkish arts and do not forget to buy some traditional pieces to take back home.
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