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Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul
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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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  • An impressing palace and surroundings built in latest European fashion in the mid 1800. No restrictions in the embellishment and extravagance.Unimaginable wealth, choice of finest crystal, furniture, ...  more »
  • The gardens are spectacular and it is a good place to go to relax the architectural designs of the buildings are unique and interesting isn't in a usually tourist area
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  • Weight of impressions from visiting the Palace. Magnificently. Beautifully. Stylish. Entrance only. With a guided tour of the Museum. One bad thing-only in Turkish or English. With the Russians. I even wrote the review. The Russians pretty much. And at a local gift shop bought the book "Turkish" in Russian. All is not lost.
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