Turkiye Is Bankasi Museum Istanbul
History of the buildingThere are branches of main banks housed in lovely 19th and early 20th century buildings located between the Main Post Office and the New Mosque . The Turkiye Is Bank or Bankası building was originally used as a post office and dates back to 1898 and the bank took it over in 1928.
The MuseumInside there is a small state of the art museum with displays that will interest any bank employee and visitors are able to go inside the basement vaults with their huge doors and look into safe deposit boxes to see what valuable items people would store in them. The Garanti Bank is opposite and another excellent example of First National Architecture .
LocationThe Museum is located in Sirkeci Fatih .
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