What To Expect
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.
Guidance in multiple languages
Meals and drinks unless specified
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays. It will be replaced by with a tour to Byzantium.
*Harem section of the Topkapi Palace is not included in the program. You may visit it if you wish during the free time your guide will give you. Entrance fee to be paid on the spot.
Children 2 years old and below are free of charge.
Other languages are available with an extra fee upon request.
The pick-up service via shuttle bus takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Those who stay in hotels out of the city center can be transferred from/to their hotels with an extra fee upon request.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.