Located in theBeşiktaş district of Istanbul and the largest palace in Turkey. It has an area of 45,000 m2 (11.1 acres), and contains 285 rooms, 46 halls, 6 baths (hamam) and 68 toilets. Once you entered the complex, enjoy the well-maintained gardens surrounding the palace as well as the magnificent Bosphorus Just before entering the palace itself, please note the working flower clock and beautiful Imperial Gate at the left.