Old cIty guided tour
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Old cIty half-day tour

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Istanbul
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Old cIty half-day tour

Guided tour

Come with us and explore the heart and the soul of Istanbul on a half-day tour and visit the Topkapi Museum, Topkapi Palace, and continue to the Sultans Tombs.

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About this experience

Come with us inside the heart and soul of Istanbul on a half-day tour of some of its major landmarks and monuments!
Follow our friendly and professional guide and visit the Topkapi Museum and Palace, and continue to the Sultans Tombs.
We will drive on our air-conditioned bus. The tour comprises free pick-ups from central Istanbul hotels, or the port, making it perfect for cruise ship passengers.

Topkapi Museum is the major museum in Turkey and the Balkan Peninsula, owning an incredible rich treasure-chest of artifacts of historical importance.
The museum is inside the magnificent mansion of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. We will see the exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, as well as dresses, are worn by the sultans and their families, includes the legendary jewels of the Imperial Treasury.

Afterward, we are going to visit Sultans Tombs. Made up of five tombs of the Ottoman Sultans, within the graveyard at St. Sophia, these ceramic panels are the most impressive examples of the 16th-century aesthetic with purple, red, blue and green flower patterns. We will also have the chance to see the prince's robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers.
Note: on Mondays, the Sultans Tombs will be closed and we are going to visit Little Hagia Sophia Mosque instead.

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Experience details
How to use the voucher

Exchange your printed voucher at the meeting point

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund

Additional Information

Please be aware that some walking is included during this tour, please come prepared and we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the start of the tour.
Please bring your passport or ID with you.

Supported languages

English, عربي

What's included

-Hotel Pick-up & drop-off - by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches.
-Entrance Fees mentioned by the itineraries.
-Professional Licensed Tour Guide.
-Services Charges & Local Taxes.

What's not included

-Meal, beverage
-Tips and gratuities
-Personal expenses

Meeting Point

Pick up from your hotel in the city center