Topkapi Palace fast track ticket and Harem tour with a a historian guide
Excursions & day trips

Topkapi Palace fast track ticket and Harem tour with a a historian guide

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Wednesdays to Mondays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Get fast track entry to Topkapi Palace
  • Enjoy a 90 minute tour with a local historian guide
  • See all rooms, gardens and galleries in the Topkapi Palace
  • Learn about the story of the Harem
What to expect

Enjoy and learn about the glorious Topkapi Palace with one of the few historian guides in Istanbul. Did you know that Fatih Sultan Mehmet was only 21 years old when he conquered Istanbul? And did you know that he spoke six languages? You will discover all about the history of the Ottoman Empire on this intriguing tour.

Starting from the Square and Fountain in front of the Topkapi Palace, you will pass by each of the famous gates with interesting stories and surprising details about its legendary history, fascinating facts and protagonists. Your last stop will be the Harem where you'll discover its many myths and legends.

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What's included
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Where

Cankurtaran, Sultan 3. Ahmed Çeşmesi, Fatih/İstanbul, Türkiye

Meeting point:

Look for the guide dressed in red at the III Fountain of Sultan Ahmet, outside Topkapi Palace, next to Carpet Museum.

What to remember
  • The nearest tram station is Sultanahmet
  • Please meet your guide 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour
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When
  • Wednesdays to Mondays at 11.30am
  • See calendar for exact available dates and times
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Provider
Istanbul Welcome Card
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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