Dolmabahçe Palace Opening Hours

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If you're planning on visiting Dolmabahçe Palace here are some things you need to know about its opening hours, closing times, and the best time to visit.  

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Dolmabahçe Palace Opening Hours

Visiting Hours: Dolmabahçe Palace Museum can be visited between 09.00 and 17.00.
Closing Days: Dolmabahçe Palace is closed every Monday
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Best Time to Visit: Dolmabahçe Palace is most enjoyable to visit during the shoulder seasons of spring (April–May) or autumn (September–October). The weather is pleasant during these months, making it ideal for exploring the palace's extensive gardens and enjoying the outdoor spaces. Furthermore, crowds are less during these times, giving you more space to explore and appreciate the splendour of the palace.
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* An average visit to the Dolmabahçe palace takes 4 to 5 hours due to its size and splendour.

* The palace is closed on New Year's Day, the first day of Ramadan, and the first day of the Sacrifice Feast.

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