The Cirağan Palace, known as the Kazancıoğlu gardens in the 17th century, was taken from the torch festivals, which are known as the Çırağan festivals. The palace contains the richest examples of stone workmanship. In the Çırağan Palace, which hosted the important gathering, there were golden gilded furniture, mother-of-pearl work. Today, the palace, which hosts many social activities, has become a seaside hotel with the added extras added.
Ciragan Palace History
The first work in the Çırağan Palace was built in the name of Fatma Sultan, wife of Nevşehirli Damat İbrahim Paşa. Sultan II. Mahmut restructured the palace area in 1834 and destroyed the existing mansion with priority. In 1857 Sultan II. The palace built by Mahmut was destroyed by Abdulmecit, but the construction of the new palace was abandoned because of the death in 1863. In 1871, the construction of the new palace was completed by Abdulaziz. During this period, the old palace’s wooden building was demolished and new stone foundations were established. The priceless embroidered gate was made by Vortik Kemhaciyan.
In the construction of the palace, the most rare marbles and materials such as mother-of-pearl were brought from every part of the world. It is known that Çırağan Palace, which started in 1863 and finished in 1871, spent 2.5 million gold for the construction process. In 1909, Çırağan Palace was started to be used as a service building of Meclis-i Mebusan. As a result of the fire in 1910, the palace burned completely within 5 hours. After the last repairs, all construction works were completed in 2006.
Cirağan Palace Wedding Prices
Wedding prices in the palace are quite high. In the accents, a figure of 600 TL is taken for per person dinner. Selected materials for the wedding are between 20 thousand and 300 thousand TL. The price is 50 thousand for the orchestra and 7 thousand TL for the camera.
Ciragan Palace Breakfast Prices
At Çırağan Palace, breakfast is available between 12:00 and 16:00 every week. The price of breakfast per person is 195 TL. 50% discount for ages 6-11, free shuttle service for children between 0-5 years old, and games rooms with mascot for children are available. For the latest price information, please contact the hotel below.
Who Owns and Operates the Çırağan Palace?
The Çırağan Palace is now operating as a hotel and its name is called Çırağan Palace Kempinski. Kempinski hotel chain, which is the hotel chain of the open palace, belongs to the treasury of Şaray, but then it was transferred to Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.
Where is the Çırağan Palace?
Çırağan Palace is located on the Çırağan name caddes of the Beşiktaş district of İstanbul province.
How to get to Çırağan Palace?
It is possible to take advantage of the IETT buses from Sarıyer, Kabataş, Beşiktaş and Taksim to go to Çırağan Palace. Wishes can reach the Çırağan Palace on foot from Kuruçeşme and Ortaköy or Beşiktaş.
Çırağan Palace Kempinski Contact Information
Address: Ciragan Palace Kempinski, Ciragan Avenue 32 / Istanbul
Phone: (0212) 326 46 46
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