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Yildiz Palace Museum: Tours & Tickets

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2 Nov 2019
“Star Palace Museum Is closed”
9 Jul 2019
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Yildiz Mah. Barbaros Bulv. Hamam Sok. No:62 | Gayrettepe, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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The Museum is closed for the foreseeble future because the President of Turkey has taken over the Palace for other purposes. However,the park is still open until 10 PM. It is one of Istanbul's largest parks with lovely rose and dahlia gardens, along with good views over the
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I read many bad reviews before I went as the plane is closed for refurbishment but I thought I will have a better luck. I tried to be cleaver and checked with the hotel reception who checked online and told me it’s opened as usual so we took 2 taxis there and they dropped us in
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Yıldız Palace Museum is definitely worth a visit when it is open. However, it was under repair so inform yourself before you go there and cannot get in. Perhaps you can at least walk through the vast park.
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The Palace is unfortunately closed to the public as the president now uses it for himself. This happened in 2015 but many websites are outdated and do not mention this. It is no longer included on the Istanbul Museum Pass. Do not go here, you will be yelled at by armed guards.
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Today, we went all the way up to the palace only to find that it is closed for renovation. We have the Museum Pass valid for this palace and nobody warned us when we bought it. Also, be warned that many places are currently under reconstruction so you will not be able to see
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In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for
space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green
parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather
wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of
opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For
folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a
constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s
waterways are to its rich history, there's the
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