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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
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
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).
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
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
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).