Çırağan Palace

Built in 1856, the Çırağan palace, which differs from a number of older palaces, is one of the last buildings of the period. It was designed by Nigoğos Balyan and built by Sarkis and Agop Balyan. The of the 80.000 square meters Çırağan took 4 years in total. The garden of the was severely damaged by 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 was restored and converted into a hotel. The consists of three sections – the main building, apartments and a harem. It is one of the masterpieces of the Balyan of architects and still one of the most beautiful pieces on the Bosphorus.

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Yıldız, Çırağan Cd. No:32, 34349 Beşiktaş
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