Gulhane Park (Rose House or Garden) is located in the Historical Peninsula of Istanbul near The Topkapi Palace’s western edge, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul’s historical part. It is one of the most beautiful parks in Istanbul where the Tulip Festival is held every year. The park houses the Museum of the History of Science and opened to the public.
It is believed that the inhabitants of Istanbul had settled here and founded Byzantion with the leadership of Byzas. Although there is no remaining of the first settlement, ıt is one of the most beautiful Istanbul gardens for those who need some rest and walk; Gülhane Park priceless spot. During the Ottoman Empire, the Gulhane Park was attached to the Topkapi Palace, where the sultans would spend time.
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