Museum of Turkish Calligraphy Art

Nearly four hundred years after the invention of printing, it was taken to Empire in the 18th century by İbrahim Müteferrika. Before that, all the materials of the empire were written by calligraphers. Many of these manuscripts works, from the year 1299 to the 18th century, were maintained, and they are now on display at the of Turkish Calligraphy which is located in the Beyazıt Square. The was first opened as the “Writing Museum” at the madrasah of Yavuz Selim Complex in 1968, and later in 1894 the museum was moved to the madrasah of Beyazıt Mosque and renamed “ of Turkish Art”. It is the only of Turkish calligraphic in Turkey and its collection consists of 3121 pieces including hand-written Korans, sultan’s signatures, miniatures as well as examples of stone and work.

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Ordu Cad. No:21 34134 Fatih, İstanbul
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