Istanbul Attractions

Beylerbeyi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

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Beylerbeyi Palace and its beautiful gate as seen from the water

Beylerbeyi Palace

Built between 1861-1865 by the Balyan Brothers, Beylerbeyi Palace in Istanbul was used as the summer palace of the Ottoman sultans. It can be considered as a smaller version of Dolmabahce Palace, but due to its limited seasonal use, it had no great importance. There are 26 rooms and 6 grand salons. It’s located on the Asian side on the Bosphorus Strait.

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