"The Little Jewels" Dolmabahce Palace Tip by nicolaitan
Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul: 102 reviews and 242 photos
The group tours move quickly through hallways lined with oils allegedly by relatively renowned painters of the 19th C, many from Russia. Along the way, small lavishly decorated rooms are also passed with little audible commentary as the group is strung out along the hallway. Unobstrusive signs identify a few. Some of these rooms are exquisitely dressed with luxurious furniture, glorious carpets, and crystal chandeliers and worth passing attention.
IMAGE 1 - the Study Room
IMAGE 2 - the Harem Entrance Room -
IMAGE 3 - the Abdulmecid II Library - sultans from the time of Mehmet the Conquerer were avid collectors of manuscripts and books.
IMAGE 4 - the Head Maid's Room
IMAGE 5 - the Sultan's Harem Room
Address: Visnezade Mh., Beskitas district
Phone: +90 212 236 9000
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