Guided tour

Dolmabahce Palace: Skip-the-Line Ticket and Audio Guide

Dolmabahce Palace: Skip-the-Line Ticket and Audio Guide

From £20.93 per person

Skip the long ticket lines and enter the Dolmabahce Palace with a guide. Once inside, receive your audio guide to discover the wonders of the Palace at your own pace.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 30 minutes
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Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Skip the long ticket lines to enter the Dolmbahce Palace
  • Receive a brief orientation and tips from a licensed guide
  • Use an audio guide in 10 languages to explore the palace at your own pace
Full description
Meet your guide at the main entrance of the Dolmbahce Palace, skip the long ticket lines and enter the world's most luxurious Palace the shortest way. Save up to 2 hours by not standing in the famous ticket lines. Follow your guide through a 10-minute tour inside the garden of Dolmbahce Palace. Learn about the highlights inside the Dolmabahce Palace and find out where the best spots are to capture the most amazing pictures. Afterwards, receive your audio guide so you can explore the inside of the Palace at your own pace. Spend the whole day inside or just have a quick glance at its impressive beauty. Gaze in awe at the palace's beautiful location on the Bosphorus and its more than $1.5 billion worth of luxury decoration.
  • Entry ticket with skip-the-ticket line service
  • Audio Guide in 10 languages
  • Orientation by an English-speaking guide
  • Free time to explore the palace
  • Administration booking fee
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guided tour of the palace
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance to Harem
  • Entrance to Clock Museum
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide (who will be wearing a red jacket or shirt) after security check at the Clock Tower.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The palace is located very near the Kabatas Tram station so you can reach it easily from the Old Town and from Taksim
  •  The audio guide is available in the following languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Greek, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Arabic
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

based on 83 reviews

Review summary

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The meeting place was easy to understand, and there was an audio guide in Japanese, so I was very happy to hear the explanation! The Topkapu Palace was also nice, but the Dolmabahce Palace was more gorgeous and well-equipped, so it was nice to have a glimpse of life. I want to go again.

2 March 2020

Excellent and better than my expectation.

The ticket purchase and subsequent tour was great value for money. The guide was on time and spoke excellent English. The price we paid was significantly less than similar tour providers. The guests however, must arrive at the gate of the palace on time using their own means of transport (a plus for me). Few downsides worth mentioning, the maintenance work at the palace reduced the overall time spent inside it, since many rooms were closed. My ticket did not provide access to the Harem and the painting museum.

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5 August 2019

very good

11 July 2021

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