Çırağan Palace

Built in 1856, the Çırağan , which differs from a number of older palaces, is one of the last buildings of the . It was designed by Nigoğos Balyan and built by Sarkis and Agop Balyan. The construction of the 80.000 square meters Çırağan took 4 years in total. The garden of the palace was severely damaged by fire in 1910. It was also decided to cut down the trees and transform the area into a Şeref stadium (Stadium of Honour). In 1980 the entire palace was restored and converted into a . The palace consists of three sections – the main building, apartments and a . It is one of the masterpieces of the Balyan family of architects and still one of the most architectural pieces on the Bosphorus.

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Yıldız, Çırağan Cd. No:32, 34349 Beşiktaş
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