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Yıldız Palace Theatre

Yıldız Palace, Barbaros Bulvarı, Yıldız – Beşiktaş

Tue–Wed, Fri–Sun: 8.30–17.00 closed Mon

Reached via the main entrance to the palace at the top of the park overlooking the Barbaros Boulevard and Beşiktaş.

Abdülhamid II’s wonderfully atmospheric little palace theatre, where Sarah Bernhardt and others peformed. one of the countless annexes he added. Note the curiously high stage designed to be seen from the imperial balcony. Recitals are still occasionally given here. The theatre is included in the ticket to the Yıldız Palace Museum.

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