Topkapi Palace Museum English Guided Tour, Istanbul

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Topkapi Palace Museum Tickets highlights

  • Get fast-track access to the Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul for a captivating glimpse into the grandeur and hidden secrets of the Ottoman Empire

  • Witness the architectural marvels of the Ottoman Empire, from the grand courtyards to intricate tilework and soaring domes.

  • Explore the Harem, private quarters of the sultans and their families, offering insights into their daily lives and opulent surroundings.

  • Be dazzled by the vast collection of jewels at the Treasury, including the legendary Spoonmaker's Diamond, one of the largest cut diamonds in the world.


Topkapi Palace Museum
Cankurtaran, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

Topkapi Palace Museum Tickets cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 1 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • In the event of unforeseen weather conditions, union issues, government restrictions, or any other circumstances beyond human control, certain trips or activities may be cancelled. In such cases, alternate feasible options will be provided. However, a cash refund will not be available.
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About Topkapi Palace Museum English Guided Tour:

Standing proudly on the Istanbul shoreline, Topkapi Palace Museum boasts a rich history as the opulent seat of Ottoman sultans for over 400 years. Built in the 15th century, it's a sprawling complex showcasing Islamic art, grand architecture, and a treasure trove of imperial relics. Explore the Harem, the sultan's private quarters, and marvel at the Imperial Treasury, home to dazzling jewels like the Spoonmaker's Diamond and the Topkapi Dagger.

About the activity:

  • Visit the Topkapi Palace Museum and Harem in Istanbul, for a fascinating journey into the history, culture, and architecture of the Ottoman Empire.
  • Wander through the sprawling palace complex, comprising courtyards, gardens, pavilions, and chambers, showcasing centuries of Ottoman architecture and design.
  • Explore the opulent Imperial Halls, including the Audience Chamber (Divan), Imperial Council Chamber (Kubbealtı), and Throne Room (Sofa), where the sultans held court and conducted state affairs.
  • Marvel at the dazzling treasures housed in the Treasury, including priceless jewels, ceremonial objects, and artifacts of the Ottoman sultans.
  • Visit the Chamber of the Sacred Relics to see a collection of holy artifacts, including items associated with Prophet Muhammad and other revered figures in Islam.
  • Venture into the secluded world of the Harem, where the sultans' wives, concubines, and children lived.
  • Explore the various chambers, including the Sultan's apartments, Queen Mother's apartments, and concubine quarters.
  • Admire the exquisite tilework, intricate wood carvings, and ornate decorations adorning the interiors of the Harem, showcasing the craftsmanship and artistic mastery of the Ottoman period.
  • Take-in panoramic views of the Bosphorus and Istanbul skyline from vantage points within the palace complex, offering breathtaking views of the city and waterways.

How to Reach?

  • By Bus: Take either of the buses 70FE or BN1 from the city centre. Get off at Akbıyık Bus-stop. From here, the palace will be an 8-minute walk.