Dolmabahce Palace

Luxury. Grandeur. Wealth. These are the attributes that describe Dolmabahce Palace while Bosphorus serves as a mirror for this beauty to reflect in every day. It is often compared to the Versailles. It shows the influence of European decoration and architecture on Ottoman Empire. During its construction large quantity of gold was used, and from 1856 to 1924 it serves as a home for six generations of sultans.