Beylerbeyi Sarayı (TBMM-Milli Saraylar), Istanbul

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Boasting serene surroundings and opulent interiors, it's easy to see why Ottoman sultans liked to spend their vacation in Beylerbeyi Sarayı (TBMM-Milli Saraylar). The grand residence was built in the 1860s and served as both a summer home and as a venue to entertain visiting heads of state, including Empress Eugenie of France and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Embark on a guided or self-guided tour of the palace and imagine the life of the privileged few that lived here. The rich original furnishings, including ornate chandeliers, colorful carpets, and an indoor fountain, help bring the site to life. From the palace windows you can enjoy views of the Bosporus. Arrange to visit Beylerbeyi Sarayı (TBMM-Milli Saraylar) and other attractions in Istanbul using our Istanbul tour app.
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  • Make sure you ask the ticket seller about the timing of the next tour. They don't offer that information up front..You need to get an Istanbul card that are easy to use on the ferry and the bus. You.....  more »
  • If time permits, taking a trip to the Asian side of the Bosporus should include a visit to this beautiful palace. Needless to say, very opulent and impressive. The endless patterns and level of...  more »
  • The interior of this palace is very interesting, even though it is not as big as Dolmabahce Palace. You have to wear plastic covers over your shoes, too. Looking at the Bosphorus bridge from the...  more »
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