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Dolmabahçe Palace
Dolmabahçe Palace as seen from the Bosphorus strait.
General information
Type Palace (1453–1853)
Architectural style Baroque
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Coordinates 41°02′22″N 29°00′06″E / 41.03944°N 29.00167°E / 41.03944; 29.00167Coordinates: 41°02′22″N 29°00′06″E / 41.03944°N 29.00167°E / 41.03944; 29.00167
Construction started 1843
Completed 1856
Design and construction
Client Ottoman sultans
Owner Turkish state
Architect Garabet Balyan

Dolmabahçe Palace is a palace in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, Turkey. It was the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1922. Construction of the palace started in 1843.

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