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Skip The Line Ticket to The Topkapi Palace

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Duration: 1 Hr
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  • The Topkapı Palace was the home of the Ottoman Sultan and his harem, as well as the center for administration.
  • It has survived four centuries and the rule of 25 sultans.
  • The First Courtyard consisted of a hospital, a bakery, an arsenal, the mint, storage places, and some dormitories.
  • Fun Fact: The Byzantine Church of Hagia Eirene was located in the first courtyard but was converted into an armory.
  • The Second Courtyard was the seat of the Divan, and also hosted the privy stables and the kitchens.
  • The kitchen has on display a collection of Chinese porcelain, which is said to be the third most valuable in the world.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket 24h before the schedule

Topkapi Palace Tickets with Highlights Tour

Duration: 30 Mins
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  • Discover one of Istanbul’s prized UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Topkapi Palace.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entry to the attraction with your exclusive VIP tickets.
  • The palace was built by Mehmet the Conquerer and was home to Sultans for almost 4 centuries since.
  • Explore the palace's opulent pavilions, courtyards, and many smaller buildings.
  • An expert local guide will be alongside you, giving you insight into the history of the monument.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket at any time within 24h of your schedule.

Skip the Line Guided Tour of Topkapi Palace

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Guided Tour
Duration: 75 Mins
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  • Topkapı Palace was the primary residence of the Ottoman Sultans for nearly 400 years.
  • Enjoy the convenience of the skip-the-line entry (less queuing, more viewing!) as well as the company of an expert guide.
  • Your expert guide will narrate the fascinating history of the palace and all that you see around you.
  • Marvel at the weapons of the Ottoman Army, the beautiful fabrics, jewels, and art.
  • In the Palace kitchen, discover an astonishing collection of Chinese and Japanese porcelain too.
  • The Holy Relics Chamber contains items associated with legendary historical figures such as Prophet Muhammad, Moses, and David.
  • Note: If you would like to visit the Harem, you can purchase a separate ticket at the ticket booth outside the Harem, once your guided tour has finished.
  • Children aged 3-7yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket 24h before the schedule.

Topkapi Palace and Harem: Historian-Guided Tour

Duration: 90 Mins
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  • Discover one of Istanbul’s prized UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Topkapi Palace.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entry to the attraction with your exclusive VIP tickets.
  • The Ottoman Sultans and their female entourage lived at the palace for almost 400 years.
  • Inside the harem, explore the passageways, the Queen Mother's Apartments, and the Courtyard of the Eunuchs.
  • An expert local historian guide will be alongside you, giving you insight into the history of the monument.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket 24h before your schedule.

Small Group Guided Tour of Topkapi Palace and Harem

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Duration: 3 Hrs
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  • Assemble at the meeting point, which happens to be a hotspot for traditional Turkish delights (buy yourself some snacks to munch on along the way).
  • At the Topkapi Palace, discover elements of Ottoman history: after all, it was the heart of the Ottoman Empire.
  • Notice the low buildings, courtyards, pavilions, and outer terrace gardens that embellish this stunning castle.
  • Stroll across the outer terraces and drink in the views of the Golden Horn from here.
  • An expert tour guide will keep you informed of lesser-known and intriguing facts about the palace and Harem.
  • The Harem once housed hundreds of war captives. As you walk through the hallway, picture the lives of the eunuchs.
  • Notice the intricate Iznik tiles with verses from the Kuran inscribed on them.
  • Visit the holy relics, the imperial kitchens, and the Queen Mother’s Rooms, each providing ample insight into Istanbul history.
  • An exclusive tour group of no more than 12 guests makes sure you have an intimate experience.
  • Ages 2yrs and below go free. Ages 3-12yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24hrs before the schedule.

Small Group Tour of Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

Duration: 5 Hrs
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  • An exclusive guided tour of Hagia Sophia and the Topkapi Palace await you, alongside a cozy tour group (of no more than 12 guests).
  • Meet up at a Turkish hotspot (known for its lip-smacking goodies), where you will meet-and-greet the rest of your group.
  • Continue along to Hagia Sophia, a church-turned-mosque-turned museum built in the Byzantine era in the 6th century.
  • As you soak up the enormous architectural marvel that this monument is, pick up intriguing facts about its relevance to Istanbul’s history.
  • Skip-the-line admission into both Hagia Sophia and the Topkapi Palace make it super convenient for you.
  • At the Palace, be greeted by low buildings, courtyards, pavilions, and terraced-gardens.
  • Soak up the beauty of the Golden Horn from the outer terraces before continuing your way to the Harem.
  • Notice ancient Iznik tiles with inscribed Kuran verses and floral-design embellishments all around.
  • Ages 2yrs and below go free. Ages 3-8yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24hrs before the schedule.