OTTOMAN-ERA PALACE TO SERVE AS TURKISH PRESIDENT’S OFFICE
July 12, 2012 – 13:05 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – An Ottoman-era palace will serve as a presidential
office and museum for President Abdullah Gul once restoration is
complete, Hurriyet Daily News reported citing daily Vatan.
The top floors of the Mabeyn Mansion, which is within the compounds
of YÄ±ldÄ±z Palace, will be used as an office and welcoming room for
Gul’s guests. The ground floor will become a museum for visitors.
A detailed restoration process is currently underway in the palace
to repair the garden decorations, walls, roof and interior decorations.
The project is expected to last until October 2013.