Imperial Palaces on Sultan Boats

Pick up from the hotel and proceed to Dolmabahce Palace (Closed on Mondays and Thursdays). Visit the palace, which reflects the blend of various European architectural styles and built between 1843-1856 by Karabet Balyan, the court architect of Sultan Abdulmecid. After visiting the three-storied palace (Harem section is exclusive) with 285 rooms and 43 halls – one of them with a crystal chandelier of 4.5 tons – embarking the Sultan Boat to proceed to Beylerbeyi Palace (Closed on Mondays and Thursdays), the summer residence commissioned to be built by Sultan Abdulaziz between 1861-1865. Then return to the pier by the Dolmabahce Palace and transfer back to the hotel, or if required, to Taksim Square