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Luxury Private Half-day Tour of the Fabulous Dolmabahce Palace Istanbul

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Duration: 4 to hours
Overview
There are many reasons to visit Dolmabahce Palace when in Istanbul and on a Luxury Private Istanbul Half Day Tour, you get to see what they are. The tour begins with pick-up from any central Istanbul Hotel, Cruise Port or a designated City Centre meeting point by your Tour Guide for the morning and luxury air-conditioned vehicle.

Upon arrival, the first thing to admire is the impressive and stunning architecture of this Palace which is a mix of European and Ottoman Style. Once inside the Palace, experience for yourself the pure extravagance of the former sultans and nobilities home.

The tour is of two parts: a visit to the Public Wing, Selamlik, which is more ostentatious than the other part, The Harem. In Selamlik you see the world's largest giant Chandelier.

This Palace was also where the First Turkish President, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, lived when in Istanbul but more importantly, it is in this Palace he died, and all clocks are set at 9.05am which was the time of his death on the 10th November 1938.

There are fascinating historical facts to learn about from your knowledgeable guide on this tour. Once the tour of the Palace is complete, the tour heads to Istanbul's most famous Grand Bazaar for some shopping and fun. The trip ends with guests being dropped back to their original pick-up points.
Highlights
  • Learn fascinating history and facts of the people who lived in the Dolmabahce Palace
  • Private guided tour of the Palace to experience the extravagance of the Ottoman Sultans and Nobility
  • A Spectacular Shopping experience in The Grand Bazaar
  • Private multilingual and knowledgeable Tour Guide
  • Professional Driver
  • Luxury Air-Conditioned Transport
  • Istanbul Cruise Port, Hotel or Central Meeting Point Pick Up and Drop Off
Good to Know
  • Skip the Line Skip the Line
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation Instant Confirmation
  • The Dolmabahce Palace is not Wheelchair AccessibleThe Dolmabahce Palace is not Wheelchair Accessible
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Pick-Up from Central Istanbul Hotels, Cruise Port or a designated City Centre meeting point
  • Ship to shore “Stress-free” tour guarantee Ship to shore “Stress-free” tour guarantee.
    Get a full refund for non-docking ships or late port arrivals.
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    There is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour. There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour. There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
Inclusions
  • Pick-Up and Drop-Off
  • Luxury Transport
  • Private Multilingual Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
Exclusions
  • Snack
  • Drinks
  • Meals
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point
Our Driver Will Be Waiting for Your Arrival With a Sign Confirming Your Details at Either the Port of Istanbul or Your Hotel.
Things to Know Before You Go
  • The Tour operator will advise guests of the designated meeting point, for those staying in Hotels which are not central, when reconfirming the booking
  • Wear comfortable footwear as there is plenty of walking during this tour
  • The Dolmabahce Palace is not Wheelchair accessible
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