Dolmabahce Palace, built in Constantinople, on the shore of the Bosphorus, continues to exist as a magnificent symbolic structure. Dolmabahce Palace is 166 years old. The construction of the palace began on June 13, 1843, with the participation of important architects of the period Karapet Balyan, his son Nikogayos Balyan, Hovhannes Serverian, and James William Smith. Dolmabahce is the largest palace of the feudal Ottoman Empire.. The area is 45,000 m2 and consists of 285 rooms, 46 halls, 6 baths (Hamam), and 68 rooms. The design contains elements of Baroque, Rococo, and neoclassical styles. Several buildings around the palace include a barroko-style mosque designed by Karapet Balyan and a clock tower built by architect Sargis Balyan.