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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...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although this is a small palace, it is open to walk through on the inside and the furnishings are amazing. Baccarat crystal chandeliers, beautiful carpets and window features. The audio tour is very thorough and you can take your time inside. Disappointed no photos allowed...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Elegant design,furnitures are luxurious and the chandeliers. The carpets are beautiful, the colors and design. It’s worth to visit, and you can see the Bhosporus bridge. Worth to visit.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting Beylerbeyi Palace was a memorable experience - the beautiful gardens, architecture, and especially the opulent interior made our visit worth every penny! An audio guide is included with your entrance fee, and the tour itself is very well thought out in terms of flow....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To standards of palaces this is a somewhat little palace with only 30 rooms . Former Summer residences for sultans it has itens from France , Belgium, Egypt , Syria AND beautiful wood works and furniture made by one of Sultans himself. According to the...More

Thank Ilzo A
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great palace with beautiful garden. You can see some parts of daily lives of ottoman sultans and enjoy architecture and decorations, BUT, since it is on the asian part of Istanbul and a bit far from main historic sights of European side...More

Thank Abos S
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Beylerbeyi palace is a good place to visit ,if you r in the Asian side,(closed every Monday and Thursday ) ,the entrance fees will include the audio guidance which will be available in different languages,but they ll not give it to you unless u put...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

It’s closed on a Monday but for 5TL you can walk in the gardens and enjoy the restaurant and gift shop. To enter the palace is 40Tl. There is a bus stop right outside the entrance so easy to reach if you have gotten to...More

Thank Marion S
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

I want to party like a Sultan. Very cool palace. You can imagine the history here and the Sultan life of luxury. Facinating audio tour describing the rooms and the amazing detail of the chairs, tables, walls, ceilings, and rugs. Oh and don't forget the...More

1  Thank wanderingDHP
Reviewed 24 April 2018 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

1  Thank travelafeme
Reviewed 23 April 2018 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

1  Thank Martina P
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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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Response from mazen730 | Reviewed this property |
Take the metro from kartal to uskdar then take the bus number 15 to beylerbi sarayi