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Beylerbeyi Palace

Parte asiatica | a orillas del Bosforo, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 321 93 20
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This summer residence of the Sultans was also used to house foreign heads of state visiting the Ottoman capital. Several palaces had been built and demolished at this site over the years. The present structure was built between 1861-1865 and has six staterooms and 26 smaller rooms.
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Parte asiatica | a orillas del Bosforo, Istanbul, Turkey
Uskudar
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"bosphorus bridge"
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"summer residence"
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"asian side"
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"ottoman empire"
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"hop on hop"
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"great history"
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"audio tour"
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"chandeliers"
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"sultan"
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"ferry"
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"lords"
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"interior"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A guide will be beneficial to appreciate this place. Our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. She spoke in Spanish and English. She gave us a detailed history of the sultans that resided there, their wives and concubines and politics during those times. The place...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The palace is a bit difficult to reach as it is located on the Asian coast but well worth the visit especially if you have already been to Istanbul before and want to see something different. We took a ferry from Eminönü and then a...More

Thank Martina P
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

The summer palace is rather a small one. And the parts you can see is limited. You can not enter the rooms but seeing all the furniture etc. is amazing nevertheless. Actually the palace and its gardens are huge but you're only allowed to see...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This palace is a little more difficult to find, since it is on the Asian side of the Bosphorus. But it is well worth the trouble. You can catch the hop-on hop-off ferry near Kabatas and get off right at the palace, then hop on...More

Thank Katherine D
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

At the Beylerbeyi you can feel history. Beylerbeyi means „Lord of Lords“ and the palace located in Üsküdar (Asian part) in Istanbul. It was built in the 1860s as an Imperial Ottoman summer residence. While you are there you should take the time and take...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We took a private tour and they brought us here. Paid admission and they give you a guided headset audio tour. Beautiful garden by the sea. The house is amazing. The colors and finishes. You can imagine the history happening here. The chandeliers are memorable...More

Thank Vanps3
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Beylerbeyi Palace is built by Sultan Abdul Aziz in 19 th century. Located along the Bosphorus. Architecture is baroque style. Like other places it consists of acceptance halls and harem section where sultans and their families used to live there. Its amazing palace....

Thank adnanmordeniz
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Stunning rooms and so much history! The pool on the inside and the staircases were magnificent, I wish photos were permitted inside! There's also a gift shop, and I loved the gates going out towards the water. Guided tours in Turkish and English are provided...More

Thank Hannah G
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The palace is a beautiful piece of architecture inherited from the Ottoman Empire. However, the additional pavilions and gardens are closed to the public (at least since 2011). The tour inside the actual palace is guided but they try to show you everything so quickly...More

1  Thank Nelson A
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Easy to park by and cheap to enter, this place is a peaceful haven and yet paradoxically beneath the hyper busy first Bosphorus bridge. The palace itself is accessible only by timed tours, in English or Turkish, which are slow enough to enable a good...More

Thank Aysegul D
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Uskudar
Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on
the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s
most densely populated neighbourhoods. Once a Greek
colony, later a haven for people from across the
Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to
Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons.
Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by
its myriad treasures than by its many thousand
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J0umanaK
14 October 2016|
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Response from mazen730 | Reviewed this property |
Take the metro from kartal to uskdar then take the bus number 15 to beylerbi sarayi
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Lakangkang
29 August 2016|
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Response from Abu_Firas_11 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately photos not allowed inside. Many cameras watching, and a guard also. So, don't waste your time.
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