Topkapi Palace

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

These images are taken from the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey. The Topkapi Palace was the official residence in the city of Istanbul of the Ottoman Sultans for 400 years from 1465 to 1853.

Can you work out the basic unit that makes up each pattern?
Can you continue the pattern?
Can you see any similarities and differences in the designs?

Topkapi Palace 1


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Topkapi Palace 4

Topkapi Palace 5

Topkapi Palace 7