half day tour
asia and europe
pickup and to hotel
(Half Day Afternoon Tour)
Dolmabahçe Palace: The recent residence for Ottoman Sultans built by two Ottoman architects Karabet and Nikogos Balyan on a 110.000 m² area and served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire.
The palace is famous with great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier, the palace has 285 rooms and 46 halls.
Bosphorus Bridge: unique chance to step from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.
Çamlıca Hill or Yeditepe: panoramic view of İstanbul and Bosphorus from one of the highest and most appealing place of the city.
Reservation is required for tourist groups. Individual excursions without a guide are prohibited inside the palace.
Dolmabahçe Palace is located in the part of the coastline stretching from Karaköy to Sarıyer, between Kabataş and Beşiktaş. At the entrance to the Bosphorus from the Marmara Sea by sea, on the left beach. It is the palace located directly opposite Üsküdar. Palace; It has a richness and grandeur not found in any existing palace. In the 19th century, when relations with the West were intensified; It was built at the entrance of the Bosphorus as a prestige building and changed the silhouette of the rapidly growing city.