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Dolmabahce Palace: Tours & Tickets

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This palace was built in the mid 1800s to replace an earlier structure that was made of wood. The new palace incorporated sixteen separate buildings with stables, a flour mill and a clock tower among them.
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Visnezade Mahallesi | Dolmabahce Cd, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
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Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful visit but check the hours before you go. The Harem closes around 4pm and the rest 6p.m if you want To see everything start with the Harem

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank nina J
Reviewed today via mobile

it is about 2 blocks from the tram Tophane stop. when you exit the tram keep the water on your right and walk about 2 blocks. I arrived about 9:20 and got right in. Bypass All of the tour groups and on the left is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank A2345FUjohnl
Reviewed yesterday

The palace is not associated with the Ministry of Culture so the Museum Card is useless here. 90TL to visit everything (the apartment + haram + something I can’t remember and didn’t go due to time strain). You can’t take photos inside, which I found...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank thetankengine
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are planning to visit Istambul you must see this palace!!! You have to reserve 3-4 hours to visit it and it is worth!!!! Check out the calendar before you travel so you can plan and don’t miss it because it is close on...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank caritca
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful Dolmabahçe is closed on Mondays and Thursday’s. We went on a Sunday and it was the only day available to us and the queues were very long. I would suggest going early in the morning if that day is your only choice. They only...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

worth the visit. I would recommend going later in the day but all the tours show up in the morning. If you arrive post 3 pm (15:00), the lines were non-existent.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mark P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to Istanbul for a break....be warned most attractions are under MAJOR renovations for next 2 to 3 years. Therefore found things like blue mosque etc very disappointing...however this palace was a little gem. Amazing bling. There is some renovation but not too much. Well...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank rachelleg523
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very beautiful palace from outside and inside . It was very close to our hotel ( grand Hayatt ) so we managed to go there 1 hour before closing time to avoid the traffic . Rooms are nice and it shows the beauty of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank nabil1974
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely gardens and if you like bling you'll enjoy the gold in every room of this palace. Lots of room to take in (many many chairs). No cameras permitted so you've got to take in the sites by eye and remember. If you just want...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rob H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It took me about an hour and a half to go around the palace. I was lucky that there was less tourist crowd when I visited at around 2 pm weekday. In the main palace, once has to wear plastic to cover shoes nd taking...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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drsudiptomodak
27 August 2019|
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Response from idwaikat | Reviewed this property |
You may take M2 to Taksim, then F1 to Katatas, then you need to walk around 5 minutes north to Dolmabahce. All other questions already answered above.
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7 August 2019|
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12 July 2019|
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Response from tmahlab | Reviewed this property |
No photos inside Photos are allowed outside Two years are free No Strollers allowed, you have to park it at the entrance I visited all including Hareem and Watched meuseum .. took about three hours ... The glass palace is... More
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