Dolmabahce Palace | Istanbul | Turkey | Photo courtesy: Allan_Grey
FROM: CAD $180 pp

Marvel at the grandeur of the Dolmabahce Palace, the last legacy of the Ottoman Sultans, and admire fantastic views over the Bosphorus River from the heights of Camlica Hill on this Istanbul Half Day Tour.

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Trip Highlights

Dolmabahce Palace - opulent palace was home to the last Ottoman Sultan; has an extravagant decor in the Medhal Hall, Crystal Staircase, and Secretariat’s Room
Camlica Hill - one of the tallest hills in Istanbul, offering fantastic views of the Bosphoros River


Sightseeing and entrance fees as detailed in the itinerary
Return transfers from your hotel or designated pick-up point in a private air-conditioned vehicle
Escorted by an English speaking, degree qualified Turkish tour guide

Not Included

International flights and visa
Transfer pick-up outside of Taksim & Old City. Hotels outside this region require additional transfers.
Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$5-10per person. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture


Day 1


Today explore the imperial Dolmabahce Palace, set on the shores of the Bosphorus River. Constructed in the 19th century, this opulent palace was at the centre of the Ottoman Empire in its final years, and home to the last Ottoman Sultan. Marvel at the extravagant decor, high ceilings and twinkling chandeliers of the Medhal Hall; find out how the Crystal Staircase got its name; and wander around the lavish Secretariat’s Room. Plus ask your guide why all the clocks in the palace have been stopped at the same time.

Prices & Dates

The 'per person' price is based on 2 persons or more doing the day tour together. If you are travelling solo and booking this tour on your own the 'Single supplement' needs to be added to the 'per person' price.

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In Brief

9:00 in Istanbul
12:30 in Istanbul
Any day (except Mondays & Thursdays)
Hotel Rating
Not applicable
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
None Provided
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