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Jul 25, 2016
“Musical Mansion”
Oct 15, 2015
“remains of a former royal palace”
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

The only remained of 14 mansion, it worth a visit. Although the building is mostly reconstructed from out site, but still you can find some interesting original pieces inside... the decoration and architectural elements of the interior and some of the furniture are original. you...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kayquobad
Reviewed October 15, 2015

Only 15 minutes away from the closest ferry stop of the golden horn line. The walk leads to an industrial quarter, the palace itself is surrounded by a small park. The pavilion itself contains only a handful of rooms, but all of those are really...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Matthias W
Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Hidden in an abandoned industrial wasteland on the Golden Horn is this beautiful small palace, a gem of the 18th century Tulip Period. It's more of a kiosk, having only a dozen or so rooms, but it's intimate, welcoming and beautifully decorated. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Darrellcocup
Reviewed September 17, 2015

This is a much smaller palace than Dolmabace, but much more pleasant and informative. An enthusiastic young man explained the history, and we were the only visitors at the time so there was none of the rush or crowding of other sights. Tours start every...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Travelibrarian
Reviewed July 28, 2013

Combine the visit wit a visit to the Rahmi Koc Museum. Both combined make the trip worth it, each of them a lone not. I would advice to take the boat to or from Kadikoy Pier or Eminonu Pier to or Haskoy, the trip completes...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank DamianO157
Reviewed May 21, 2013

The Aynalikavak Mansion overlooking the Golden Horn is not often visited by tourists but this beautiful place offers a respite from busy Istanbul. The pavilion was build during the time of Sultan Mahmut the second. This pleasure pavilion has beautiful decorations and furnishings and gives...More

Date of experience: April 2013
2  Thank Helena B
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