Eunuch Courtyard; Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey. In the 15th century, the Topkapi served as the main residence and administrative headquarters of the Ottoman sultans. Construction began in 1459, ordered by Mehmed the Conqueror. Topkap? was originally called the "New Palace". It was given the name Topkap?, meaning Cannon Gate, in the 19th century

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Eunuch Courtyard; Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey. In the 15th century, the Topkapi served as the main residence and administrative headquarters of the Ottoman sultans. Construction began in 1459, ordered by Mehmed the Conqueror. Topkap? was originally called the "New Palace". It was given the name Topkap?, meaning Cannon Gate, in the 19th century
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