Guided Tour to Dolmabahce Palace (Skip the Line)

Guided Tour to Dolmabahce Palace (Skip the Line)


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  • Visit the vast palace of the Ottoman Empire's sultans.
  • Marvel at the world's largest collection of Baccarat and Bohemian chandeliers.
  • Understand the differences between Dolmabahçe and Topkapı Palaces.
  • Get insightful commentary from your guide, uncovering the history at every turn.
  • Mobile Voucher accepted, no need to take the print!


Step into the magnificent Dolmabahçe Palace, commissioned by Sultan Abdülmecid I in 1856. With your skip-the-line ticket, a licensed English-speaking guide will lead you through its breathtaking interiors. Admire an unparalleled collection of Baccarat and Bohemian chandeliers, including the largest Bohemian chandelier ever created.


Gather with your guide outside the palace, where you'll receive your skip-the-line admission ticket. With the help of a friendly guide, you'll explore the beautiful interiors and learn fascinating stories about this special place. Get ready for a journey through time!
You're going on a special tour of a really beautiful palace. Inside, there are lots of interesting things to see and learn about. Delight in the opulent gold accents, especially on the ornate ceilings.
The palace was built a long time ago by a powerful leader named Sultan Abdülmecid I. It opened up in the year 1856.
One of the coolest things you'll see are the fancy lights called chandeliers. They're made by famous companies called Baccarat and Bohemian. They're super impressive!
The palace is decorated with a lot of gold, especially on the fancy ceilings. This makes everything look really, really fancy and special.
After the guided tour, you'll have some free time to explore the palace by yourself. That means you can go look at things that caught your eye at your own speed. It's going to be a really cool experience!


Timings: 01:30pm &  03:30pm (Please reach 15 min prior to the start time)
Duration: 1 hour approx.
Meeting Point: Dolmabahce BUFE just before the security line.
Ending Point : Same as meeting point.
(Please check the calendar to know about availability)


  • Skip the Line Ticket to Dolmabahçe Palace
  • Licensed English-Speaking Guide
  • Free Time to Explore


  • Hotel Pick up and Drop off
  • Tips

Redemption Info

You can show your mobile or printed voucher at the meeting location - Dolmabahce BUFE just before the security line. 
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Ticket/ Voucher is valid to the travel date you choose.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair or stroller accesssible: No.
Voucher Information: Both Mobile and Printed Voucher are accepted.
How to Get at the Meeting Location :-
Dolmabahçe Palace is very close to the Kabataş tram station.
Take the T1 tram to Kabataş or the funicular from Taksim metro station and get off at Kabataş station.
From there, look around for the gas station. Cross the road in that direction and continue past the gas station for about 5 minutes.
Our Guides carry a white flag with the Logo of Istanbul Tourist Pass®.
Please carry your Passport/ID card on the day of your travel.
Children will be asked to present their valid passport at the entrance of the museums in order to validate their age.
The visit duration and time can vary depending on the cleaning and disinfectant schedules of the authorities.
The museum is only open for half a day on the first day of Ramadan and the Sacrifice Festivals.
People travelling in a group of 5-15 travellers must use the Audio Guide provided by the museum.
Skip-the-line applies to the ticket line, not security control. You may still need to wait at security.
For groups exceeding 15 people, your guide will provide headsets to ensure everyone can hear clearly.
Disclaimer: The Service provider reserves the right to  close or cancel  certain shows, attractions, entertainments, restaurants, shops or ancillary facilities without notice. There will be no refund provided in that case.

Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.