Glass pavilion of Dolmabahçe Palace

The glass or crystal pavilion (Samlı köşk) with its main facade faces Dolmabahchehe street, where nothing is said about its name.

Glass pavilion of Dolmabahçe Palace

The upper floor of the pavilion has two luxurious halls that were used for both receptions and recreation.

Glass pavilion of Dolmabahçe Palace

These halls now host art exhibitions.

Glass pavilion of Dolmabahçe Palace

The building got its name from the glazed verandah located on the side of the courtyard.

Glass pavilion of Dolmabahçe Palace