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This summer residence of the Sultans was also used to house foreign heads of state visiting the Ottoman capital. Several palaces had been built and demolished at this site over the years. The present structure was built between 1861-1865 and has six...more
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All reviews bosphorus bridge summer residence asian side baccarat crystal wonderful chandeliers audio guide is included opulent rooms duck pond no photos allowed inside ottoman sultans hop on hop off bus beautiful carpets worth a visit lots of history take your time ferry lords
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really beautiful palace with a little park. Maybe not what you would do on your very first visit to Istanbul (I would recommend Dolmabahce palace for that) but nice if you want to go a bit off the beaten track. There is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Meissoun G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No lines. Very few people. Great audio-guide. Visiting the waterfront Beylerbeyi Palace is an altogether stress-free experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank moonhoneytravel
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Located on the Asian side of Bosphorus, Beylerbeyi Palace is a beautiful palace which was residence of the Ottoman emperors during summer months. We were very touched by the beautiful reception hall with its running waters.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CarlaColumna123
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This palace for some reason is really pushed by tour companies or hotel but it is a summer palace that I have enjoyed visiting twice The ex summer palace of the ottoman sultans One that is still very well kept and worth a visit Was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank themanthemyth1688
Reviewed 27 September 2018

I love visiting museums and historical places. That is why we chose İstanbul. With our little group, we went to Beylerbeyi Palace with our guide. The building is magnificent and all four sides smell history. But the guide was such negative person that we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank emmachamp77
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This is located on the Asian side just underneath the big suspension bridge. It's not easy to get to, so if you are limited for time I would suggest that Dolmabache palace is a better option. One benefit is that there are not a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank george2997
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Although this is a small palace, it is open to walk through on the inside and the furnishings are amazing. Baccarat crystal chandeliers, beautiful carpets and window features. The audio tour is very thorough and you can take your time inside. Disappointed no photos allowed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank michinoz
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Elegant design,furnitures are luxurious and the chandeliers. The carpets are beautiful, the colors and design. It’s worth to visit, and you can see the Bhosporus bridge. Worth to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lynnbarbosa
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Visiting Beylerbeyi Palace was a memorable experience - the beautiful gardens, architecture, and especially the opulent interior made our visit worth every penny! An audio guide is included with your entrance fee, and the tour itself is very well thought out in terms of flow....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vacationer815406
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

To standards of palaces this is a somewhat little palace with only 30 rooms . Former Summer residences for sultans it has itens from France , Belgium, Egypt , Syria AND beautiful wood works and furniture made by one of Sultans himself. According to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on
the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s
most densely populated neighbourhoods. Once a Greek
colony, later a haven for people from across the
Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to
Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons.
Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by
its myriad treasures than by its many thousand
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Response from mazen730 | Reviewed this property |
Take the metro from kartal to uskdar then take the bus number 15 to beylerbi sarayi