Dolmabahce Palace Museum
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Dolmabahce Palace Museum

Palace in Istanbul, Turkey

Dolmabahçe Palace, commissioned by Sultan Abdülmecid, was both the private residence and the main administration centre of the Ottoman Empire. The founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk died in this palace and the clock remains set to the time he died, 9:05am on November 10, 1938. Every year at this time, the whole of Turkey comes to a standstill in remembrance.

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Vişnezade Mahallesi, Dolmabahçe Cd., 34357 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Türkiye


Bus: 22, 25E, 26, 26A, 26B, 27E, 27SE, 28, 28T, 29C, 29D, 30D, 41E, 43R, 58A, 58N, 58S, 58UL, 62, 63, 70KE (Kabataş Station) Tram: T1 (Kabataş Station) Funicular: F1 from Taksim (Kabataş Station)

Phone Number

+90 212 236 90 00


Working Hours

Dolmabahçe Palace 09:00-16:00 Palaces, kiosks & pavilions are closed on Mondays


Selamlık (Official section): 60 TL - Harem (Family section): 40 TL

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