Dolmabahçe Palace


Dolmabahçe Palace is a palace in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, Turkey. It was the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1922. Construction of the palace started in 1843.[1]

Dolmabahçe Palace
Dolmabahçe Palace.JPG
Dolmabahçe Palace as seen from the Bosphorus
Dolmabahçe Palace is located in Istanbul
Dolmabahçe Palace
General information
TypePalace (1856–1922)
Architectural styleBaroque, Rococo, Neoclassical
LocationIstanbul, Turkey
Coordinates41°02′22″N 29°00′06″E / 41.03944°N 29.00167°E / 41.03944; 29.00167Coordinates: 41°02′22″N 29°00′06″E / 41.03944°N 29.00167°E / 41.03944; 29.00167
Construction started1843
ClientOttoman sultans
OwnerTurkish state
Design and construction
ArchitectGarabet Balyan


  1. "Turkish Ministry of Tourism site about Dolmabahçe Palace". Archived from the original on 2012-03-10. Retrieved 2013-11-28.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Dolmabahçe Palace at Wikimedia Commons