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Dolmabahçe Palace
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Dolmabahçe Palace Recommended Recommended : Michelin's recommendations

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With its unusual cocktail of styles, such a popular feature of the 19C, the Dolmabahçe Palace is a mix of both neo-Classical European influences and Orientalism. Such eclecticism can leave visitors somewhat perplexed, a feeling enhanced by a tour of its rooms, where this gluttonous feast for the eyes is illustrated by flamboyant "kitsch" decor (such as a 4t chandelier) and countless gilded features. Such generously deployed pomp and riches do however provide a certain cohesion, in which it's possible to conjure up the decadent life of a sultan.

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Opening hours :

  • daily except Mon and Thu 8.30am-4pm (3pm harem)

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