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How Do I Go To Dolmabahçe Palace? Istanbul Travel Advice

Dolmabahçe Palace, the largest palace built by the Ottoman Empire, is a must-see historical site in Istanbul. To get to Dolmabahce Palace, simply take the tram line T1 and go to its last stop: Kabataş. Once you’re in Kabataş, you can walk to Dolmabahçe Palace in less than 5 mins. 

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If you’re coming from the Taksim area, it is even easier, since there is a funicular line F1, which goes directly from Taksim square down to Kabataş and then you can walk to the palace in less than 5 mins. 

If you’re coming from Beşiktaş, simply walk from Beşiktaş to Dolmabahçe Palace in 20 mins or take any bus that is going towards Dolmabahçe direction from Beşiktaş. 

Read our article on why you should visit the Dolmabahçe Palace

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