On this tour of the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, built in the 15th century, discover Turkey’s fascinating history and culture as you walk through this grandiose palace. It has been home to Sultans for 400 years and is full of examples of Ottoman style architecture. There are large collections of porcelain, robes, weapons, Ottoman miniatures, Islamic calligraphic manuscripts as well as other Ottoman treasures and jewellery.
Visit the Palace Treasury that holds a fascinating collection of the world’s most famous and spectacular jewels including the famous Topkapi Dagger. This dagger was the subject of the famous film Topkapi.
This tour is available in two options - as a coach tour and as a private tour. The private tour offers more flexibility and allows greater interaction with your guide.
You will be picked in afternoon for your Topkapi Palace tour. Topkapi Palace, the famous residence of the Sultans (excluding the Harem section) for 4 centuries. It is one the largest and oldest standing palaces in the world.
After a tour of the palace, proceed to the Rustempasa Mosque, famous for its exquisite tiles and woodwork.
After a tour of the Mosque, you will be dropped back to your hotel. The tour ends at your hotel.
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4½ hours (approx.)
Start time: 1300h (01:00pm)
Duration: 4½ hours (approx.)
Your hotel in central Istanbul.
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Your hotel in central Istanbul
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to reconfirm departure details.
Topkapi is closed on Tuesday & Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday and on Turkish religious holidays, So these attractions are substituted with others on these particular days.
Since the hotel is in Asia Part the service will be on private basis and will be charged from private tour rates.
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