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Afternoon Tour of Istanbul's Topkapi Palace: Small Group

Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily (15 Mar - 15 Nov)

  • Duration

    4½ hours (approx.)

  • Start time

    1:00pm

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in central Istanbul

Key Highlights

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off and round trip transportation is included
  • Explore the fascinating Topkapi Palace with an expert guide

Overview

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.

Note: When booking the tour, please provide full name, passport number, nationality, age and date of birth for each traveller in the special requests section.

Itinerary

  • This tour is available in two options - as a coach tour and a private tour. A private tour gives you greater flexibility and allows you 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 Sultan Tombs, after which you will be dropped back to your hotel. The tour ends at your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entrance fee to the Topkapi Palace
  • English-speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee to the Harem in Topkapi Palace

Please note

Voucher Type: Mobile (if you'd rather print a copy - that's fine too!)

Group Size: 8

Closures: Topkapi is closed on Tuesday & Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday and on Turkish religious holidays

Always keep a photo ID handy for security checks.

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