Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul

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#27 of 59 in Museums in Istanbul
A work of art in and of itself, Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi is housed in a former royal residence with an impressive facade overlooking the Bosphorus. The art gallery houses over 200 paintings of both Turkish and international artists from the 19th century. Noteworthy artists include Seker Ahmed Pasha, Osman Hamdi Bey, Huseyin Zekai Pasha, and Hoca Ali Rıza. The collection also includes works by the official court painters commissioned by the sultans of the Ottoman Empire. Add Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi to your Istanbul travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Istanbul vacation planner.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Go see here uygın. History and şanat. Your culture. . Sometimes they're holding so much. .
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  • July 29, 2017
    A very large mansion from the outside early when its Green Bosphorus pet lion statue and his children at the entrance of the Palace a great fountain of inside big llagtmaaa room chandelier in the Palace of the Sultan's harem rooms have chandeliers bulkier format of their own there is Palace of glass with birds and ducks is very beautiful
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  • July 29, 2017
    Palace of beautiful palaces masterpiece and great historical zookimh engineering an important stage of world history to a great nation this Palace displays for visitors with one of the most important and the most beautiful landmarks of Istanbul.
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