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Dolmabahce Palace & 2 Continents Tour

By Plan Tours
3.8/5
Price was undefined, price is now £35

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Free cancellation available
3h 30m
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Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Highlights

  • European splendour & panoramic views from Asia

  • Opulence of a sultan's grand palace

  • Luxuriously decorated halls & a 4.5-tonne crystal chandelier

  • One of the longest bridges of the world over the Bosphorus

  • Vast expanse of the city from one of the best photo spots

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Dolmabahce Palace & Camlica Hil

  • What's included

    Admission to Dolmabahce Palace

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transport from your central Istanbul hotel

  • What's excluded

    Admission to the Harem Section in the Dolmabahce Palace

Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 1 and younger are complimentary.

  • The Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday and is replaced by a visit to Pierre Loti Hill, Miniaturk Park, and Eyup Sultan.


What you can expect

An impressive marble facade overlooking the Bosphorus suggests there’s unparalleled opulence to marvel at behind the ornamental gates of Dolmabahce Palace. Across the strait another continent beckons, and awe-inspiring views over the city’s skyline open up from Camlica Hill on the Asian side.

Spreading out over of 11.2 acres (45,000 sqm), containing 285 rooms and 46 halls, Dolmabahce is the largest palace in Turkey. The exorbitance of this former residence of Ottoman sultans doesn't stop at the exterior. Its largest chandelier has 750 lamps and weighs 4.5 tonnes. Stroll through luxurious interiors, extensively decorated with gold, crystal and marble. Follow an expert guide who shares background stories about life in the royal court during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Your tour visits 2 continents as you cross the Bosphorus Bridge (one of the longest spans in the world) to Asia. Standing at the top of Camlica Hill, with panoramic views over Istanbul, you come to see the vast expanse of the city. It's a perfect opportunity to take some holiday snaps.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Dolmabahçe Palace
  • Visnezade Mh. Besiktas
  • Istanbul 34357

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Istanbul City Center (Hotel Pickup)
    • Istanbul

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