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Museum of Painting & Sculpture

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Great visualization of last sultans life

Museum is situated in Dolmabahce palace, there are audio guides in English language, not crowded... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Riga Region, Latvia
A hidden museum

Not too many visitors are there. It is a shame. There are so many beautiful pantings, taht you can... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2016
Budapest, Hungary
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7 Nov 2018
“Great visualization of last sultans life”
20 May 2016
“A hidden museum”
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Dolmabahce Cad. Akatlar Duragi | Besiktas Merkez, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Museum is situated in Dolmabahce palace, there are audio guides in English language, not crowded, with great peaces of art

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Not too many visitors are there. It is a shame. There are so many beautiful pantings, taht you can only why it is not so popular. Not far from the Dalmabahce Palace it is worth to visit for art lovers.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

First: only holders of Dolmabahce HAREM tickets can access free, otherwise you pay 10 lira. Secondly check opening and closing times: it might open around 12 pm and close around 16.30 pm. Once you are in the personnel will make you wear plastic bag type...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Kiba B
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The Panting are amazing. I only wish I had given myself more time to spend in this fantastic gallery! I didn't make it there until the end of my week in Istanbul, on a day when I had other things planned, so I only had...More

Date of experience: January 2015
4  Thank Nirz33
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is an outstanding museum, hosting more than 200 paintings, including those of Ayvazovski, Osman Hamdi etc which belonged to the collection of the sultans. And 800 more paintings will be brought to this museum when the renovation is over. So, this is really a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

Nice place, the paintings are amazing however some of them are there just to fill some space. If you are visiting Dolmabahce, make sure to go in as it is included in your ticket.

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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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