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Yıldız Clock Tower

Yildiz Clock Tower The clock Tower was built in 1890 by Sultan Abdulhamid II in the courtyard of the Yildiz Hamidiye Mosque. It has an octagonal shape with three floors. The first floor has four separate inscriptions, the second floor contains a thermometer and a barometer, the top floor is the clock room, and finally…

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42 Ways Istanbul Is So Beautiful It Actually Hurts

***** 42 Ways Istanbul Is So Beautiful It Actually Hurts

Dolmabahçe Palace Clock Tower, Istanbul, Turkey - Dolmabahçe Palace (Turkish: Dolmabahçe Sarayı) located in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the European coastline of the Bosphorus strait, served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1922, apart from a 22-year interval (1887–1909) in which Yıldız Palace was used.