Beylerbeyi Palace Information and History
Beylerbeyi Palace, located in the Beylerbeyi district of Üsküdar, was built by Sultan Abdülaziz into a grove in the Byzantine period, known as the Istavroz Gardens. The structure, designed by Balyan Family in 1861-1865, consists of six large halls, 24 rooms, 1 bath and 1 bathroom. Beylerbeyi Palace, which has an impressive structure with its wooden carving and gold embroidery workmanship, is one of the most spectacular buildings in Istanbul.
Beylerbeyi Palace built with the blending of Western and Eastern styles, Harem and Mabeyn departments and Turkish house plan feature.
Beylerbeyi Palace also hosted foreign state guests during the Republican period. Iranian Shah Pahlavi came to Turkey in 1934, President Gazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was hosted by the palace. The Balkan Games Festival was held in 1936 at the Beylerbeyi Palace. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk spent the night in Beylerbeyi Palace’s historical bedroom.
Hours & schedule
Every day of the week except Monday, from 09.00 to 17.00