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Topkapi Palace tours, things to do and tickets

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Small-Group Istanbul in One Day Tour Including Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia

Duration: 8 hours
Visit six top Istanbul attractions in one day on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city! The action-packed day includes a comprehensive tour of the historical Sultanahmet neighborhood where many of the city’s finest architectural legacies and landmarks are found. Visit the Blue Mosque and museums of Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, as well as Istanbul Hippodrome, the sunken palace of Basilica Cistern and the dazzling Grand Bazaar. A delicious 3-course lunch is also included halfway through the day.

Numbers are limited to 14 on this small-group tour ensuring a personalized experience.
Private

When Europe Meets Asia: Full Day Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Where else can you go from Europe to Asia in a blink of an eye? Only in Istanbul! Want to see the best of both worlds in one day? Then this is the tour for you! Get ready to see the best Istanbul has to offer as you explore the unique charms of each side of the city. Your local insider will be by your side to show you the way on this private tour. Let’s kickstart with some classics! On the European side, you can instantly appreciate the beautiful highlights that boast in the heart of the city. The stone pillar, standing tall in the Hippodrome welcomes you with a glimpse of the Roman Empire. And what would a trip to Istanbul be without seeing the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia & the Topkapi Palace? Check out the hippest neighborhood in town and do as the locals do: get on a tram and head to Karakoy. Enjoy amazing views as you cross the Galata bridge and see how locals fish along the bridge. No matter what time or day, there's always a fish to catch! Do you love art and hidden gems? Then get on the underground funicular to Galata. Check out the Galata Mevlevi House and feel inspired by this museum full of traditions, music and artisan shops. And how about some tasty treats? Along the way, you can enjoy a simit, and of course a traditional Turkish coffee! Hello Asia, nice to meet you! Take the ferry, cross the Bosphorus and mingle with the locals. Grab a cup of tea and enjoy the view, and if you are lucky, you’ll spot some dolphins accompanying you for a safe travel. The hippest of them all is Kadikoy! Go straight for a delicious local lunch & to an old candy shop for the best Turkish delight. As you wander around this ‘neighborhood da moda’, you’ll stumble into a cultural gem and a must-see: the Sureyya Opera House. Here’s where your day of getting to know Istanbul comes to an end. But the fun doesn’t stop thanks to your local friend and their amazing recommendations for you to keep exploring. Want to go inside some of the highlights in this tour? It’s possible & very easy to personalize. See the videos below, pick the local you like the most and let them know what else you would like to see and/or do in Istanbul.
Private

Blue Mosque & Topkapi Palace Private Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Istanbul has been a cultural melting pot for centuries and most of the cultures that once reign the city left their marks: from beautiful monuments and stunning religious establishments. And here's where the Blue Mosque and the Topaki Palace come to play. If there’s a mosque that portrays the beliefs and the beauty of the Muslim culture of Istanbul, it’s the Blue Mosque. This worshipping place welcomes you with its grand courtyard as you hear the call of prayer. Be respectful of those that go there to pray and just absorb the beauty of its beautiful decorating tiles. An epic view that can't be found anywhere else awaits! Step into a dream-like palace, filled with open spaces and gardens all around. Your local host can tell the best stories for an instant royal vibe! For a true local experience, enjoy a couple of treats that will make you feel part of the city. Try some baklava at a locals' favorite pastry shop and be part of the tea ritual, just like a local! Open yourself up to all the beautiful possibilities that Istanbul offers you. All you have to do is pick your favorite locals from the video options above and you are set! Feel free to personalize your experience, and add or change anything on the plan. The locals can’t wait to meet you!
Private

The Wonderful Topkapi Palace Private Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Stunning architecture, bustling local places, and a celebration of the multiculturalism that makes Istanbul so unique. This is what this private tour is all about! Istanbul has been a cultural melting pot for centuries and most of the cultures that once reign the city left their marks: from beautiful monuments and stunning religious establishments. During this private experience, you can see the unique contrasts and mixes of Christianity & Islam with visits to the Topkapi palace and an off the beaten path mosque. An epic view that can't be found anywhere else awaits! Step into a dream-like palace, filled with open spaces and gardens all around. Your local host can tell the best stories for an instant royal vibe! Ready for a truly local sight? Visit Little Hagia Sophia, a non-touristy small working mosque that can give you a glimpse of how the locals go to this safe place to practice their religion. Open yourself up to all the beautiful possibilities that Istanbul offers you. All you have to do is pick your favorite locals from the video options above and you are set! Feel free to personalize your experience, and add or change anything on the plan. The locals can’t wait to meet you!
Private

Highlights of Istanbul: 1 or 2-Day Private Guided Tour

Duration: 7 hours - 2 days
Discover the magic of Istanbul on a private 1 or 2-day walking tour. Enjoy a river cruise and guided tour of the city highlights, including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, and Istiklal Street.
Private

Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

Duration: 8 hours
Take a hassle-free tour of Istanbul's most famous attractions with your own private guide to lead the way. You'll enjoy personalized attention on your private tour of magical Istanbul and its signature sights: the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace.
Private

Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

Duration: 7 hours
Visit top-sights of Istanbul with your private tour guide in 1-2 or 3 days;

DAY-1

Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace.

DAY-2

Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Istiklal Street, Galata Tower(from outside). 

DAY-3

Suleymaniye Mosque, Chora Church, Fener-Balat Districts, Pierre Lotti Panorama Hill by Cable Car.

Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off

Duration: Flexible
There is no better way to see Istanbul than on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus. See top Istanbul attractions on this comprehensive sightseeing tour, such as Topkapi Palace, Taksim Square, Bosphorus Bridge, the Golden Horn, and much more. The buses are open top, allowing for 360-degree panoramic views as you travel along your route. Hop on and off as many times as you like on your choice of two routes. Your ticket is valid for 1 day, 2 days or 3 days; simply select an option to suit your schedule.

Your ticket includes all attractions below:
• Miniaturk Entry - Discover Istanbul in miniature!
• Naval Museum Entry - Learn about Istanbul's fascinating maritime history!
Private

Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

Duration: 6 hours - 3 days
See the sights of Istanbul that most interest you on a customized tour with private guide. Marvel at some of the city's most significant sights including Topkapi Palace, Chora Church, Basilica Cistern, Fener-Balat neighboorhood, and many more.

Topkapi Palace and Harem: Guided Tour with Admission Ticket

Duration: 3 hours - 4 hours
Explore Topkapi Palace and its Harem on a 3-hour guided tour. Marvel at its opulence and mystery and learn about this period in Istanbul's history.

Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia & More: Istanbul City Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Admire Istanbul's main attractions on this full-day guided tour. You’ll visit the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and the Grand Bazaar. From history to shopping, this sightseeing tour offers an authentic Istanbul experience.

Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

Duration: 8 hours
This 8 hours tour starts at Hippodrome Square continues to the Blue Mosque as one of the landmarks of the city. Then visit to the St. Sophia Museum, one of the most magnificent Byzantine churches. Continue to Topkapi Palace, the imperial residence of the Great Ottoman Empire, today a museum holding large collection of porcelains and displaying holy relics. Proceed to Little Hagia Sofia and the Grand Bazaar, tempting souvenir-hunters with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewellery and leather, where the tour ends. Lunch in a local restaurant will be served during the tour.

Istanbul City Tour

Duration: 8 hours
See top Istanbul attractions around every corner on a full-day tour of the incredible Sultanahmet neighborhood, where Turkey’s Ottoman and Byzantine empires once ruled. Traveling by luxury coach, you’ll stop to visit all the city showstoppers including the UNESCO-listed Hagia Sophia Museum, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Sultans Tombs. Before lunch, discover the roar and dazzle of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar while hearing tales of sultans, harems and all-things-Istanbul from your friendly expert guide!

Istanbul Small-Group Walking Tour: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar

Duration: 8 hours
See all the top Istanbul attractions in one day on this small-group walking tour, led by an expert local guide. Focusing on the Sultanahmet area of this east-meets-west city, your tour visits incredible sites like the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hagia Sophia Museum and the Blue Mosque. Step back in time to a world of sultans and harems in Topkapi Palace, admire Hagia Irene’s Byzantine architecture, and then watch local artists making handicrafts in the Grand Bazaar.

Numbers are limited to 15 on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll enjoy personalized attention from your guide.

Istanbul Ottoman Tour: Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque

Duration: 4 hours
Spend the morning exploring Istanbul's Ottoman past at the enchanting Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque.
Private

Istanbul: Full-Day Private Guided Tour

Duration: 6 hours - 7 hours
Spend a delightful day on a private tour that takes you to some of the most interesting sites in the heart of Istanbul. See the Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and explore the vibrant Grand Bazaar.

Topkapi, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome & Bazaar

Duration: 6 hours
Visit the top sites of Istanbul on a guided tour that takes you through centuries of history. Marvel at the beauty of the Blue Mosque, explore Topkapi Palace, home to Ottoman sultans, and find some unique bargains at the Grand Bazaar.

Istanbul: Full-Day Heritage Tour

Duration: 8 hours
See Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar with an official guide, entrance fees as per itinerary, lunch and transportation during a full-day historical small group tour.

Imperial & Ottoman Wonders Tour - Full Day

Duration: 8 hours
Savor the Imperial and Ottoman highlights of Istanbul on a full-day sightseeing tour. Stop at the Hagia Sophia, see the iconic Blue Mosque, stroll through the Grand Bazaar, and visit the Topkapi Palace, former residence of the Ottoman Sultans.
Private

Full-Day City Tour with Private Tour Guide and Red Carpet Treatment with Luxury Minibus

Duration: 7 hours
Pick up from your Hotel or Cruise Ship and continue for a full day Private Tour.Hippodromme - Blue Mosque - Hagia Sophia - Topkapi Palace - Grand Bazaar.