An Ottoman Museum in Germany: Türckische Cammer, Dresden

Dresden is the capital of Saxony, Germany's independent province, and is located on two side of the River Elbe. On almost everywhere i read, Dresden is called as "Florence of Elbe". The city is called like this due to its architecture and its many collections of artworks. It's not like the city anyway, it feels like you're traveling in an open air museum. 

Dresden is a paradise for art, science and history enthusiasts. More than 40 museums are open to public in the city. 

They have created a painting exhibition consisting of former masters who are well-known in the world with August the strong and his followers, Türckische Cammer or Raphael's Painting of the Virgin Mary. 

With a total of 44 museums, 56 galleries and 36 scenes, an environment that appeals to the intellectual tastes of every segment has been prepared. Albertinum, who hosts the galleries and sculptures collections of the new masters was recently reopened. 

Georgenbau building is reached by passing from Georgentor which is the monumental entrance gate located on the central part of the Royal Palace.

Türckische Cammer Museum

Interesting museum located in Dresden, Türkish Cammer is an astonishing museum that contains the most beautiful examples of the fear and admiration of the Europeans to the Turks and the East. 

At the Türckische Cammer Museum, interesting Ottoman heritage goods are exhibited. Ottoman goods, tents and weapons are exhibited. From weapons to daily clothes, from horse harnesses to Ottoman Grand Vizier tents, from swords to weapons, a variety of artifacts are presented to art lovers. 

Ottoman and Eastern artifacts kept in the archives of the Dresden State Art Collection for 450 years, are on exhibition at this museum. You can find a very large collection of Ottoman artifacts that the Saxons dukes gathered for centuries in this interesting museum.

This museum which contains different objects from the equipments used by the Ottomans during the European campaigns to the various goods used by the European sociality in daily life, is dazzling.

 

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