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This is the Dolmabache palace built by the Ottomans in the 16th century when they grew

TURKEY | Tuesday, 1 July 2014 | Views [73]

This is the Dolmabache palace built by the Ottomans in the 16th century when they grew "tired" of living at Topkapi Palace. They downsized to only 400 rooms, not counting the out buildings. It was built when their power was waning but their ostentatious lifestyle was not.

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