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Review of Dolmabahce Palace

Dolmabahce Palace
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USD 46.30*
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Dolmabahce Palace Tour in Istanbul
Ranked #23 of 1,194 things to do in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The historical palace. Its so amazing. We had our own guide. And orderd our tickets Before we came. I recommend you go there, from the opening Our, og the line will be to long

Thank Metropol1
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This palace has its place in history, with its baroque appearance and the last resting place of Ataturk, you would want to visit this beautiful palace with its beautiful gardens. However, the tours are a bit annoying, too much detail on the different attributes of the palace. Personally, I am not interested to know which vase was fabricated where, those kind of things. A lot of repetitive information.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Keep 2-3 hours for this. Try and get there as early as you can to avoid too long a line. Check before you go cause often the President moves around in that area and they may close it down.

At the counter, you will have the option to take a complete tour or go to a few sections. I would strongly recommend play that little bit more but go everywhere.

No need for any guides for this place. The way it works is that they let about 20-30 people into each section at a time and those people are accompanied by a guide who will explain everything.

The have a few cafes in there as well if you want to grab a bite or tea etc.

Thank Jason A
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

A mini versailles, but the gardens are not so good. A long walk through streets. Worth it, but I would take a tram next time

Thank greg-sherborne
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Lovely and bright palace with a beautiful wiev of the sea. Time stopped literraly, all the beds and cupboards look like they are still waiting for new inhabitants. Sadly no pictures allowed, so take time to see it, so you can remember it.

Thank Piran4
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