Take a tour of Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, Turkey part of the World s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. On the European side of the Bosphorus lies the Dolmabahce Palace, the former center of the Ottoman Empire in Turkey. The palace was built in the mid-19th century to be the administrative center of the empire, and to house the Ottoman sultans. European designs such as Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical influenced the Ottoman architecture.
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