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Gorgeous landmark

Beautiful clock tower. Not much else to say about it. Not sure you can enter it but you can’t miss... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Ancient heritage

Tophane Clock Tower, is a clock tower situated in Beyoğlu district of Istanbul ordered by the... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
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4 weeks ago
“Gorgeous landmark ”
10 Dec 2017
“Ancient heritage ”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful clock tower. Not much else to say about it. Not sure you can enter it but you can’t miss it on the way to the palace. Took some good photos

Thank George818
Reviewed 26 December 2017

before starting visiting of the Dolmabahce palace teh first thind which attract everybody attention is clock tower which is located just next to the Palace , actually its a part of Palace , with same architecture , with same construction material and beautiful same i...More

2  Thank MohammadNejad
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Tophane Clock Tower, is a clock tower situated in Beyoğlu district of Istanbul ordered by the Ottoman sultan Abdülmecid designed in 1848. Well maintained in it's original situation as a symbol of great empire. NK

Thank N A
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A really beautiful sight just before you enter the Dolmabahçe Palace, you can't miss it. I don't recommend going there just to see it though, go with time to take the Palace tour (around 1.5h for the short tour or 2.5h for the complete one).

2  Thank Augusto V
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Good clock tower and good view.... good for taking pictures and many sightseeing spots around... you can visit if you have free time or see it while passing from city tour bus....

Thank TraveKings
Reviewed 14 April 2017

nice view when we sit beside it at the cafe we enjoy seeing the tower of the clock it very nice and well maintained

1  Thank bnghanem
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The clock tower at Dolmabahçe Palace was constructed in the mid 1890's and stands in front of its Treasury Gate on a square along the European waterfront of Bosporus. It was commissioned by Sultan Abdulhamid II and is designed in Ottoman neo-baroque style. The clocks...More

Thank hoosainnarker
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Right across the Treasury Gate of the Dolmabahce Palace you see a beautiful four sided clocktower. It was built by Sultan Abdulhamid II, right after the palace was completed. The Sultan built clocktowers in many cities to help the citizens but as the bells chimed...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

It is a very successful and classy blend architectural styles of Neo-Baroque and Empirical.The construction of the clock tower finished in 1895 and according to the Ottoman archives it costed (approximately $350 million in 2016 values).

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Spectacular entrance attraction before going in to the Palace itself. Busy location. Worth a visit. No fee to see this. Lit up at night adding to the glory. Ample parking space available close by.

1  Thank docboy
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