Istanbul Essentials Half-Day Small Group Tour

Skip the Line: Topkapı Palace Small-Group Tour

Product ID: 51361

From US$73.17 per person

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4 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Wander the extravagant hallways of Topkapi Palace
  • See the spectacular courtyard of Süleymaniye Mosque
  • Learn about the royal romances and scandals of the Ottoman sultans
  • Visit a unique, family-owned atelier that produces handmade tiles and ceramics
See the main sights of Istanbul on a 4-hour tour, and skip the long lines to Topkapi Palace, built by Sultan Mehmed II after he conquered Constantinople. Marvel at the minarets of Süleymaniye Mosque, and learn more about the Ottoman Empire.
What to Expect
Experience the breathtaking beauty of Istanbul on a half-day, small-group tour, and learn more about the only city in the world that straddles 2 continents.

Meet your guide by the Hagia Sophia in the Sultanahmet Fatih neighborhood on the European side of the city. Then, go to the nearby Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul’s largest mosque, built by the Ottoman Empire architect, Mimar Sinan. Considered one of the finest examples of imperial architecture in the city, the mosque features a courtyard of impressive grandeur, and a dome that was once the highest in the Ottoman Empire.

Skip the long lines to Topkapı Palace, built by Sultan Mehmed II after he conquered Constantinople in 1453. Explore the magnificent former residence of the Ottoman sultans, and hear stories of royal extravagance, romance, retribution and executions, as well as the sinister plots of the harem!
What's Included
  • Entrance ticket to Topkapi Palace
  • Guide
What's Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Meet your guide in front of the Information Desk at the entrance to the Hagia Sophia (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• This is a small group tour of no more than 15 participants

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Product ID: 51361