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Topkapi Palace Tickets: Skip the Line

€22
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  • The Topkapı Palace was the home of the Ottoman Sultan and his harem, as well as the center for administration.
  • It has survived four centuries and the rule of 25 sultans.
  • Enter the Palace led by a representative, and explore the opulent interiors by yourself at your own pace.
  • The First Courtyard consisted of a hospital, a bakery, an arsenal, the mint, storage places, and some dormitories.
  • Fun Fact: The Byzantine Church of Hagia Eirene was located in the first courtyard but was converted into an armory.
  • The Second Courtyard was the seat of the Divan, and also hosted the privy stables and the kitchens.
  • The kitchen has on display a collection of Chinese porcelain, which is said to be the third most valuable in the world.
  • Important: Please note that while you cannot enter the Topkapi Palace without a representative, this ticket is not for a guided tour. After your representative takes you to the entrance of the palace, you can visit the palace by yourself.
  • Keep in mind that entry to the Palace is only possible at the time slot selected during booking. Once inside, you can stay as long as you want until the closing time of 5pm.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket 24 hours before the schedule.

Topkapi Palace Tickets with Highlights Tour

€28
Duration: 30 Mins
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  • Discover one of Istanbul’s prized UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Topkapi Palace.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entry to the attraction with your exclusive VIP tickets.
  • The palace was built by Mehmet the Conquerer and was home to Sultans for almost 4 centuries since.
  • Explore the palace's opulent pavilions, courtyards, and many smaller buildings.
  • An expert local guide will be alongside you, giving you insight into the history of the monument.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket at any time within 24h of your schedule.

Skip the Line Guided Tour of Topkapi Palace

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Duration: 75 Mins
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  • Topkapı Palace was the primary residence of the Ottoman Sultans for nearly 400 years.
  • Enjoy the convenience of the skip-the-line entry (less queuing, more viewing!) as well as the company of an expert guide.
  • Your expert guide will narrate the fascinating history of the palace and all that you see around you.
  • Marvel at the weapons of the Ottoman Army, the beautiful fabrics, jewels, and art.
  • In the Palace kitchen, discover an astonishing collection of Chinese and Japanese porcelain too.
  • The Holy Relics Chamber contains items associated with legendary historical figures such as Prophet Muhammad, Moses, and David.
  • Note: If you would like to visit the Harem, you can purchase a separate ticket at the ticket booth outside the Harem, once your guided tour has finished.
  • Children aged 3-7yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket 24h before the schedule.

Topkapi Palace VIP Tickets with Audio Guide (Includes Harem Ticket & Intro Tour)

€49
Duration: 90 Mins
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  • Discover one of Istanbul’s prized UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Topkapi Palace.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entry to the attraction with your exclusive VIP tickets.
  • The Ottoman Sultans and their female entourage lived at the palace for almost 400 years.
  • Inside the harem, explore the passageways, the Queen Mother's Apartments, and the Courtyard of the Eunuchs.
  • An expert local historian guide will be alongside you, giving you insight into the history of the monument.
  • Additionally, you can enjoy engaging commentary from an audio guide as you explore the Palace.
  • Ages 6 and below go free (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket 24 hours before your schedule.

Small Group Tour of Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

€60
Duration: 5 Hrs
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  • An exclusive guided tour of Hagia Sophia and the Topkapi Palace await you, alongside a cozy tour group (of no more than 12 guests).
  • Meet up at a Turkish hotspot (known for its lip-smacking goodies), where you will meet-and-greet the rest of your group.
  • Continue along to Hagia Sophia, a church-turned-mosque-turned museum built in the Byzantine era in the 6th century.
  • As you soak up the enormous architectural marvel that this monument is, pick up intriguing facts about its relevance to Istanbul’s history.
  • Skip-the-line admission into both Hagia Sophia and the Topkapi Palace make it super convenient for you.
  • At the Palace, be greeted by low buildings, courtyards, pavilions, and terraced-gardens.
  • Soak up the beauty of the Golden Horn from the outer terraces before continuing your way to the Harem.
  • Notice ancient Iznik tiles with inscribed Kuran verses and floral-design embellishments all around.
  • Ages 2yrs and below go free. Ages 3-8yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24hrs before the schedule.

Small Group Guided Tour of Topkapi Palace and Harem

€74
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Duration: 3 Hrs
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  • Assemble at the meeting point, which happens to be a hotspot for traditional Turkish delights (buy yourself some snacks to munch on along the way).
  • At the Topkapi Palace, discover elements of Ottoman history: after all, it was the heart of the Ottoman Empire.
  • Notice the low buildings, courtyards, pavilions, and outer terrace gardens that embellish this stunning castle.
  • Stroll across the outer terraces and drink in the views of the Golden Horn from here.
  • An expert tour guide will keep you informed of lesser-known and intriguing facts about the palace and Harem.
  • The Harem once housed hundreds of war captives. As you walk through the hallway, picture the lives of the eunuchs.
  • Notice the intricate Iznik tiles with verses from the Kuran inscribed on them.
  • Visit the holy relics, the imperial kitchens, and the Queen Mother’s Rooms, each providing ample insight into Istanbul history.
  • An exclusive tour group of no more than 12 guests makes sure you have an intimate experience.
  • Ages 2yrs and below go free. Ages 3-12yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24hrs before the schedule.

Istanbul Museum Pass: Guided Tour + Skip the Line

€65
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  • Enjoy skip-the-line admission to top attractions like Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, and more.
  • Uncover hidden gems and get insider knowledge with the help of an English-speaking guide.
  • Take the hassle out of travel by simply displaying your pass to the guide, and begin your tour.
  • With a 5-day validity, you will have enough time to explore and discover at your own pace.
  • Click here to view the list of included guided tours and departure points.
  • Note: The Basilica Cistern is currently closed.
  • As the Blue Mosque is still a working mosque, it is closed to tourists during prayer time. In general, the opening hours of the Blue Mosque are from 8:30 AM until one hour before dusk each day, excluding 90 minutes each prayer time, and 2 hours during Friday noon prayers.
  • Entrance fees
  • English-speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line access
  • Sights included in this pass: Basilica Cistern, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Turkish & Islamic Arts Museum, Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Hagia Irene, and Dolmabahce Palace
  • Children aged 5 - 11 enjoy reduced prices on their tickets (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Istanbul Welcome Card

€59
Flexible Hours
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  • Take your time to explore the Turkish metropolis with a 7-day validity from first use.
  • Enjoy free rides on the public transportation system across Istanbul.
  • Float on the magnificent Bosphorous on a cruise and view Istanbul from a different perspective.
  • Enjoy English-guided/audio-guided tours of ancient sights like Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and the Basilica Cistern, depending on the option chosen.
  • At the time of booking, add the date of arrival along with your accommodation details so that that pass can be delivered to you.
  • Simply display your card in order to use it and exercise hassle-free redemption.
  • The Museum Pass included with the card is valid for 5 days from first use. Only one-time entry is allowed at each museum.
  • Click here for information on the Istanbul Welcome Card.
  • Premium Welcome Card
  • Public transportation card with 5 credits (can be used for metro, tram, bus, ferry, funicular, and metrobus)
  • Fast-track entry to 12 museums
  • Bosphorous Cruise
  • English-speaking guide
  • Digital guide book and city map
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule

Istanbul Tourist Pass: All Top Attractions & Services

€115
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  • Visit top attractions like Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, and more.
  • Enjoy perks like skip the line access, guided tours, cruises, and a hop-on-hop-off bus tour.
  • Save up to 75% on attraction ticket prices.
  • Get a special discount on one-way private airport transfers.
  • Choose between 3, 5, or 7 days and explore over 35 sights and attractions.
  • Simply display the pass at the entrance and enjoy a hassle-free experience.
  • Your pass will expire in one year's time allowing flexibility in planning.
  • Find the list of attractions included in the pass here.
  • After booking your pass, please click here for more information about the itinerary.
  • 3/5/7-Day Tourist Pass
  • Skip the line entry and guided tours
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi
  • Discounted one-way private airport transfer
  • Free pick-up and drop-off from selected areas for the dinner cruise
  • Children aged 5 - 11 enjoy reduced prices on their tickets (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Istanbul Day Tour: Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Cruise & More

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€120
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Duration: 10 Hrs
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  • For first-timers in Istanbul on a time crunch, this full-day guided tour is ideal.
  • Enjoy fast-track entry into all the old town’s sights, including Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, and the Blue Mosque.
  • Listen intently to your tour guide who will fill you in on details about the visited attractions
  • Take a short lunch break at a lovely local restaurant .
  • End your trip on a high note by hopping aboard a luxury yacht for a sunset cruise.
  • Channel through the waters and notice the Dolmabahçe palace, the Çamlıca Mosque, and Maiden's Tower pass along the route.
  • Savor snacks like baklava and fresh seasonal fruits along with soft drinks on the yacht.
  • Enjoy round-trip hotel transfers, adding to the convenience of your trip.
  • Timings: 9 AM- 7 PM.
  • Ages 0-3yrs go free. Ages 4-15yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24hrs before the schedule.