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Istanbul Half Day Tour with Topkapi Palace and Sultan tombs Hagia Sophia

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An unforgettable afternoon will take you to discover the Ottoman Empire and the masterpieces demonstrating its civilization.

Highlights
  • Discover 2 of the most significant places in Istanbul
  • Visit the Topkapi Palace, the official residence of the Ottoman Sultans
  • Explore the 5 tombs of the Ottoman Sultans at Hagia Sophia

Description

This tour will take you to 2 significant places of importance in getting to know Istanbul and its Ottoman history.

Topkapi Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. Your guide will give you free time to go around the palace*.

Sultan Tombs, there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia sophia.

The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophaguses.

Cancellation or change of date is not allowed. All sales are final and non-refundable.

Includes

  • Transportation fee

  • English-speaking guide
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Istanbul Half Day Tour (Scheduled Regular Coach Tour)
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Duration: 3 - 4:30 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Admission to Topkapı Palace and Rüstem Pasha Mosque. / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 12:45

    Pick up from Select Hotels in Istanbul

  • 14:00

    Start of Tour

  • Topkapı Palace

    Once the residence of Ottoman Sultans, this palace exhibits and imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics, delicate Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section and more (Harem is not included in the visit).

  • Sultan Tombs

    There are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophagi.

  • 17:00

    End of Tour

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Istanbul Half Day Tour (Upgrade to Private Vehicle & Guide)
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If you prefer the exclusivity and privacy in discovering İstanbul, you may enjoy a half day city tour with the comfort of our fully equipped luxurious BMW or Mercedes series.

Duration: 3 - 4:30 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Admission to Topkapi Palace and Sultan Tombs in Hagia Sophia / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 12:45

    Pick up from Select Hotels in Istanbul

  • Start of Tour

  • Topkapı Palace

    Once the residence of Ottoman Sultans, this palace exhibits and imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics, delicate Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section and more (Harem is not included in the visit).

  • Rüstem Paşa Mosque

    The Rüstem Paşa Mosque is designed by the court architect Sinan for the Grand Vizier of Süleyman The Magnificent. This showcases Islamic architecture amidst the rows of shops near the Spice Bazaar, famed for its colorful tiles set in floral and geometric designs.

  • 17:00

    End of Tour

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Notes

Required Items to Bring & Attire
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  • Printed VELTRA voucher

  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

Additional Note(s)
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  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and will be replaced with a tour to Byzantium. Entrance to the Topkapi Palace Harem is not included.

  • Sultan Tombs are closed on Mondays and will be replaced with a visit to Little Hagia Sophia (St. Sergius & Bacchus).

  • Pick up and drop off times may vary due to the occasional traffic in Istanbul.

  • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 14:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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