Home to the last six sultans of the dissolved Ottoman Empire; it depicts everything about their rule and reign over 600 years that was correct and incorrect. While it's simple to be in admiration of their conquered lands ' architecture and historical stories, I merely had to ask if any leader, individual or family deserved to reside in such a lavish and rich environment.
Dolmabahce Palace was built between 1843 and 1856 at a time when life was not easy or comfortable for the average person in Istanbul or the rest of the Ottoman Empire.There are virtually no terms to define these landmarks ' beauty.
The audio guide provided to tourists free of charge is incredible. As a guarantee, you will need to abandon your passport or 200 lira, which you will obtain back when you return the audio guide. It's right on the bosphorus so there's plenty of chance for lovely images (when I went though it was raining). Inside, photography is not permitted. This location is not included in the Museum Pass of istanbul.
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