Istanbul - visit the Istanbul Archaeology Museum
The Istanbul Archeology Museum is actually 3 buildings each having a separate theme. There are over 1 million exhibits representing all ages of world history, which makes it the largest museum of its kind in the world. Amazing stone carvings and sculptures fill the buildings and it can take more than a day to look around just the main building. Most famous of the exhibits is the Alexander Sarcophagus, thought to have been the last resting place of Alexander the Great.