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Dolmabahçe Palace Entry Ticket with Guided Tour Ticket Description

Skip the ticket line and enter the beautiful Dolmabahçe Palace with an experienced guide. Learn about the palace's history, and the differences between it and the Topkapi Palace, and gain access to the Imperial Harem.

Key Highlights

  • Catch sight of the largest palace of the sultans of the Ottoman Empire
  • View the most comprehensive collection of Baccarat and Bohemian chandeliers
  • Learn about the differences between Dolmabahçe and Topkapı Palaces
  • Enjoy access to the Imperial Harem section (without a guide)

Detailed Description

Explore Dolmabahçe Palace, the largest royal residence of the Ottoman Empire's sultans and the imperial family. Meet your English-speaking licensed guide outside the monument and enter with your skip-the-line admission ticket. Begin your Dolmabahçe Palace guided tour of the magnificent interiors. Learn about how the palace was built on Sultan Abdülmecid I's orders and opened in 1856. Admire the world's largest collection of Baccarat and Bohemian chandeliers, including the world's largest Bohemian chandelier. Marvel at the extensive gold collection inside, particularly on the ornate ceilings. Continue the tour by learning about the distinct differences between the Dolmabahçe Palace and the Topkapi Palace, such as architectural style and furniture usage. Discover how the Dolmabahçe Palace served as the empire's final headquarters until 1922. After your tour, you are free to explore Imperial Harem on your own, without a guide.

Dolmabahçe Palace Entry Ticket with Guided Tour Ticket Inclusions

  • Entrance ticket to Dolmabahçe Palace
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Free time to explore
  • Entrance to Imperial Harem section (ticket only)
  • Service charges and local taxes

Exclusions

  • Transportation
  • Entrance ticket to Clock Museum
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Dolmabahçe Palace Entry Ticket with Guided Tour Ticket Additional Information

Restrictions:
  • Smoking is strictly restricted to designated areas.
  • Pets are not allowed on the Dolmabahçe Palace Tour.
Timings:
  • The Dolmabahçe Palace Tour starts at 1:30 PM and 3.30 PM.
  • The duration of the Dolmabahçe Palace Tour will be around 1 hour.
What to wear:
  • We recommend you dress up in line with the local customs.
  • We recommend you wear comfortable shoes.
Eligibility:
  • Infants and toddlers between 0-2 years are allowed free of charge.
  • Kids between the age of 2-7 are charged as per the child fare.
  • Guests above the age of 7 years will be charged as per the adult fare.
Things to Note:
  • Please note that the meeting point for this tour is in front of the Dolmabahce BUFE before the security line. The guide will be holding a white flag with the logo "Istanbul Tourist Pass".
  • You must meet your guide 20 minutes before the tour time.
  • Small groups of 5-15 people don't get a live tour guide, and the audioguide is a substitute for a live guide. A deposit of 100 EUR or a valid ID is mandatory for the audio guide.
  • Only groups larger than 15 people get a live guide. For groups of more than 15 people, our guide will provide a headset during the tour.
  • Please note that it is not suitable for wheelchair users. 

Dolmabahçe Palace Entry Ticket with Guided Tour Ticket Cancellation Policy

  • For a full refund cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour.
  • No-shows and late cancellations are non-refundable.

My Voucher

  • Your Dolmabahçe Palace Tour for Full Day tickets are valid for the event date and time stated.
  • Your Dolmabahçe Palace Tour for Full Day tickets will be mailed to you once you’ve made a booking. All you have to do is show the voucher with a Govt id proof.
Meeting Point:
Present your voucher at the start of the tour.
 

Dolmabahçe Palace Entry Ticket with Guided Tour Ticket Location

Vişnezade, Dolmabahçe Palace, Dolmabahçe Caddesi, Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey

Dolmabahçe Palace Entry Ticket with Guided Tour Ticket Frequently Asked Questions

Can you go inside Dolmabahçe Palace?
Yes, Dolmabahçe Palace has been renovated completely and has been opened to the public as a museum.
What is Dolmabahçe Palace known for?
Dolmabahçe has the largest collection of Bohemian and Baccarat crystal chandeliers in the world.
Why was Dolmabahce palace built?
Dolmabahçe Palace was built in 1842. The palace was used by Abdülmecid I for both living in and for formal occasions.
Who built the Dolmabahce Palace?
The Dolmabahce Palace was built by Sultan Abdülmecid.

Dolmabahçe Palace Entry Ticket with Guided Tour Ticket Ratings & Reviews

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Abdel

Travelled August 2021

Good price, delivery within few minutes. All good.

Muna

Travelled August 2021

Perfect money value

PARAKKAT KUNHAPPUTTY

Travelled August 2021

Easy to book and discounted price . ticket received with in 15 seconds.

Muhammad Furqan

Travelled August 2021

It was great bargain, really great offer!

Hatem Fouad

Travelled August 2021

Good experience and nice day and fun to spend at the park

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