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Topkapi Palace Tickets: Skip the Line

€26
Mobile Ticket
Instant Confirmation
Free Cancellation
Highlights
Audio Guide App
Cancellation Policy
  • 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.
  • Enter the Palace led by a representative, and explore the opulent interiors by yourself at your own pace.
  • 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.
  • Important: Please note that while you cannot enter the Topkapi Palace without a representative, this ticket is not for a guided tour. After your representative takes you to the entrance of the palace, you can visit the palace by yourself.
  • Keep in mind that entry to the Palace is only possible at the time slot selected during booking. Once inside, you can stay as long as you want until the closing time of 5pm.
  • Step 1: Go to Apple or Play Store and search for ''YourMobileGuide''.
  • Step 2: Download ''YourMobileGuide''.
  • Step 3: Open the App and select ''All Audio Tours''.
  • Step 4: Select Turkey and then Istanbul and search for "Topkapi Palace".
  • Step 5: You will receive your redeem code from the representative.

Note:

  • There is limited internet at the museum/pier so please download the app prior to your visit.
  • The app does not require internet once it has been downloaded (ensure you have activated GPS).
  • Do not forget to bring your headphones.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket 24 hours before the schedule.

Topkapi Palace Tickets with Highlights Tour

€38
Mobile Ticket
Instant Confirmation
Duration: 30 min.
Highlights
Audio Guide App
Cancellation Policy
  • 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.
  • Step 1: Go to Apple or Play Store and search for ''YourMobileGuide''.
  • Step 2: Download ''YourMobileGuide''.
  • Step 3: Open the App and select ''All Audio Tours''.
  • Step 4: Select Turkey and then Istanbul and search for "Topkapi Palace".
  • Step 5: You will receive your redeem code from the tour guide.

Note:

  • There is limited internet at the museum/pier so please download the app prior to the tour.
  • The app does not require internet once it has been downloaded (ensure you have activated GPS).
  • Do not forget to bring your headphones.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket at any time within 24h of your schedule.

Skip the Line Guided Tour of Topkapi Palace

€38
Mobile Ticket
Instant Confirmation
Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.
Free Cancellation
Highlights
Discounted Tickets
Cancellation Policy
  • 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 VIP Tickets with Audio Guide (Includes Harem Ticket & Intro Tour)

€49
Mobile Ticket
Instant Confirmation
Duration: 1 hr. 30 min.
Highlights
Audio Guide App
Cancellation Policy
  • 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.
  • Additionally, you can enjoy engaging commentary from an audio guide as you explore the Palace.
  • Step 1: Go to Apple or Play Store and search for ''YourMobileGuide''.
  • Step 2: Download ''YourMobileGuide''.
  • Step 3: Open the App and select ''All Audio Tours''.
  • Step 4: Select Turkey and then Istanbul and search for "Topkapi Palace".
  • Step 5: You will receive your redeem code from the tour guide.

Note:

  • There is limited internet at the museum/pier so please download the app prior to the tour.
  • The app does not require internet once it has been downloaded (ensure you have activated GPS).
  • Do not forget to bring your headphones.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket 24 hours before your schedule.