From the Bosphorus the palace looks very attractive with its two bathing pavilions, one for the women and the other for men. Its two bathing pavilions, one for the women and the other for men.
Monday and Thursday is closed
Its two bathing pavilions, one for the women and the other for men.
Beylerbeyi District – Beylerbeyi
Beylerbeyi is a title given to the governers and means Lord of Lords. During reign of Murat III, the governer of Rumeli build a mansion on this site at that time, and though mansion vanish in time, the name Beylerbeyi lived on. During the Ottoman period, the area where the palace is constructed was an imperial garden and hunting place.
The Beylerbeyi Palace build by Abdul Aziz between 1861-1865. It was an imperial summer residence and a place to entertain visiting heads of state. Empress Eugenie of France, Shah Nasruddin of Persia and Duke & Duchess of Windsor are few of its famous visitors.
The deposed Sultan Abdulhamid II spend his last years of captivity in this palace from 1912 until he died in 1918. Some of the furniture in the palace was made by Abdulhamid II when he lived here in captivity.
From the Bosphorus the palace looks very attractive with