Istanbul Ottoman Relics

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Istanbul Ottoman Relics

Learn about the interesting lives of the Ottoman Sultans. Visit Topkapi Palace, the graves of the Sultans and the Grand Bazaar on this 3.5-hour sightseeing tour.

Duration: 3.5 Hours.
Live Guide: English.
Pick-up Services: Pick-up is available from centrally located hotels. Please ask if pick-up is available for your hotel.


  • Explore the fascinating Topkapi Palace and exotic Grand Bazaar.
  • Hear the stories of rich and powerful Sultans who ruled the great Ottoman Empire.

Full Description

This sightseeing tour will be 3.5 hours filled with rich, interesting history and a shopping trip to one of the oldest covered markets in the world!

Topkapi Palace is the first stop on this tour and an absolute "must-see" while you're in Istanbul. It was the primary residence of the Ottoman Sultan and his family for over 400 years and was the administrative centre of the Ottoman Empire. See the rich collections of Chinese porcelain, robes, weapons, shields, armour, furniture, Islamic calligraphy and more. Visit the Holy Relics Chamber and you will even see items that belonged to the Prophet Muhammad. The Sultans graves will also be an interesting stop on the tour. Your guide will tell you all the interesting history and stories about what life was like at Topkapi Palace. 

The next stop will be the Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. It has 60 streets, over 4,000 shops and attracts between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily! Browse the shops for yourself and you'll find unique Turkish silks, spices, foods, jewellery, carpets, leather products and other souvenirs to take home with you. 



  • Local guide.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Gratuities (optional).
  • Food and drinks.

Meeting point

You will be picked up from your hotel.

Know Before You Go

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays.
  • In the event of any museum closures, an alternative, similar museum will be visited.


Museums visited on this tour may change depending on the tour's date. If a museum closed on the tour date, it will be replaced with an alternative museum.

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Turista Travel

Since 1982 we have been operating in the tourism sector. We organize tours in Istanbul and Cappadocia with our own vehicles. Our mission is always to make our guests happy to come to our country.
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