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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 June 22, 2018
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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 December 10, 2017
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Jun 22, 2018
“Gorgeous landmark ”
Sep 26, 2018
“Near Dolmabahce Palace”
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Right at the entrance of Dolmabahce Palace, Cannot be missed. Looks quite beautiful though and just take a pic and be on your way.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank George818
Reviewed December 26, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank MohammadNejad
Reviewed December 10, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank na258
Reviewed August 19, 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).

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Augusto V
Reviewed May 9, 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....

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank TraveKings
Reviewed April 14, 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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank bnghanem
Reviewed December 4, 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

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank hoosainnarker
Reviewed November 18, 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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank HINA W
Reviewed November 6, 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).

Date of experience: November 2016
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