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Dolmabahçe Palace
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Dolmabahçe Palace as seen from the Bosphorus
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Type Palace (1856–1922)
Architectural style Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassical
Location Istanbul, Turkey
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Construction started 1843
Completed 1856
Client Ottoman sultans
Owner Turkish state
Design and construction
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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