Topkapi Palace, What is special about the Topkapi?

What makes Topkapi Palace different than many other palaces? Oriental versus Western or European.

In the 19th century there was a westernization movement in the Ottoman Empire. The Royal family left the Topkapi and moved to the Dolmabahce Palace.

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Topkapi Palace