Tekfur Sarayi
Image View Description:

Exterior: Palace Walls

Date:
13th century
Location:
Istanbul (Turkey)
Location 2:
Fatih District
Title Variant:
Palace of the Porphyrogenitus
Work Type:
architecture
Culture:
Turkish
Subject:
Byzantine (architecture)
Subject 2:
Turkish (architecture)
Photographer:
Serdar Yalcin
Notes:

This palace was built towards the end of the Byzantine era and sustained considerable damage in the seige of 1453 due to its close proximity to the Theodosian Walls.

Image Source:
Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University
Record ID:
1415_istanbul2014_tekfursarayi_vr_001