After the Mansion of Mehmet Pasha had burnt out during Sultan Mahmut the Second time, Beylerbeyi Palace is built according the order of Sultan Abdülaziz by Architects Serkis and Agop Balyan between 1861-1865. It was used especially for hosting head of the state. Sultan Abdülhamid II until his death. (1918).
Located on the waterside in Bosphorus Beylerbeyi Palace is built in French neo-baroque style with a traditional Ottoman house plan. The palace is divided into mens' section (Selamlik) and womans' section (Harem) , 24 rooms, a reception hall has a fountain and a pool inside , two marble bathing kiosks and a beautiful garden with a view of the Bosphorus.Address: Beylerbeyi Palace Cayirbasi Cad, Beylerbeyi-Istanbul
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