Dolmabahçe Palace Guided Museum Visit

We invite you to having a guided visit to early 19th century palace, construction completed in about 15 years. Construction cost was about 35 tons of gold in nowadays value, which was 5 million Ottoman Empire gold liras. Ottoman Armenian architect were in charge for the design of the Palace.

The palace was home to six Sultans from 1856, when it was first inhabited, up until the abolition of the Caliphate in 1924: The last royal to live here was Caliph Abdülmecid Efendi. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey, used the palace as a presidential residence during the summers and enacted some of his most important works here. Atatürk spent the last days of his medical treatment in this palace, where he died on November 10, 1938.

Today, the palace is managed by Directorate of National Palaces of Turkish Republic. Responsible to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.

per adult from

$34

NZD

Duration

60 to 120 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • English speaking licenced & professional tourist guidance
    • Entry fee to the museum
    • Entry/Admission - Dolmabahce Palace
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Dolmabahce Palace, Visnezade Mahallesi Dolmabahce Cd, Istanbul 34357 Turkey

    We invite you to having a guided visit to early 19th century palace, construction completed in about 15 years. Construction cost was about 35 tons of gold in nowadays value, which was 5 million Ottoman Empire gold liras. Ottoman Armenian architect were in charge for the design of the Palace.

    The palace was home to six Sultans from 1856, when it was first inhabited, up until the abolition of the Caliphate in 1924: The last royal to live here was Caliph Abdülmecid Efendi. A law that went into effect on March 3, 1924 transferred the ownership of the palace to the national heritage of the new Turkish Republic. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey, used the palace as a presidential residence during the summers and enacted some of his most important works here. Atatürk spent the last days of his medical treatment in this palace, where he died on November 10, 1938.

    Today, the palace is managed by Directorate of National Palaces of Turkish Republic. Responsible to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Dolmabahçe Clock Tower, Vişnezade, Meclis-i Mebusan Cd. 38 A, 34357 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey
    Departure Time :
    3:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Istanbul Walks

Activity ID: V-5744P55

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