Dolmabahce Palace Tour In Istanbul

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    2pm
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located Istanbul hotel (Europe only), or in front of Hasan Kolcuoglu Kebab House.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 5pm

Overview

Enter a world of Ottoman extravagance on a 3-hour tour of Istanbuls Dolmabahe Palace, and then cross the Bosphorus Bridge to see Istanbul from its Asian side. With an expert guide, explore ornately decorated rooms like the Medhal Hall and the Crystal Staircase, learning about the sultans and dignitaries who once made the palace their home. The tour ends on a high note as you see the city skyscape unfold from the vantage point of amlca Hill or Yeditepe.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

After pickup from your central Istanbul hotel, travel to Dolmabahe Palace by air-conditioned coach with your guide. Sitting on the European side of the Bosphorus Strait, this magnificent building was one of the last palaces to be built during the Ottoman Empire. As you approach, gaze in wonder at the exteriors decadence a beautiful mix of Ottoman and European architecture.

Head inside and explore the sumptuous public rooms with your guide, learning about the sultans who once made the palace their home. Extravagance abounds around every corner -- watch for exquisite crystal chandeliers that frame opulent marble rooms.

Walk through the Medhal Hall and up the Crystal Staircase. Learn about Mustafa Atatrk the first president of the Republic of Turkey. Listen about this much-revered dignitary from your guide, and hear how all the palaces clocks were stopped at the time of his death precisely 9:05am.

After your tour of the palace, hop back on board your coach and travel along Bosphorus Bridge the iconic crossing that links the European and Asian continents. Before returning to your hotel, your tour takes you to either amlca Hill or Yeditepe (depending on traffic conditions on the day). Both places are glorious vantage points from which you can see sweeping panoramic views over the city below the perfect ending to your Istanbul tour!

Please note: Dolmabahe Palace on Mondays & Thursdays will be replaced with Eyp, Pierre Loti Coffee House and Miniatrk.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Local guide
  • Entrance fee to Dolmabahce Palace

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please note: When reconfirming your booking, your local supplier will advise you on alternative meeting points for hotels which are not accessible

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Not wheelchair accessible