Ottoman Relics in Old City

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Ottoman Relics in Old City

Go back in time to the age of the Ottoman Empire at the iconic Topkapi Palace and Sultan tombs. These Istanbul landmarks demonstrates the finest Islamic art and they are also host of priceless religious artifacts.

Duration: 3 Hours
Live Guide: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Arabic
Pick-up Services: Pick up is available from centrally located hotels

Highlights

  • Explore Ottoman architecture and its rich collection at Topkapi Palace
  • Step back in time at the Sultan Tombs

Full Description

Topkapı Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics of Prophet Mohammed, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. Live guide commentary is not allowed in special sections. (Harem is not included in the program)

Sultan Tombs, there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophaguses.

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Includes

  • Free pick up and drop off from/to city center hotels
  • Entrance fees
  • Guiding services
  • A/C transportation
  • Tips

Meeting point

Pick up is available from centrally located hotels

Location

Know Before You Go

  • Topkapı Palace is closed on Tuesdays and replaced with Tour to Byzantium

About your Host

Plan Tours

Plan Tours, licenced “A Group” by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, is a major tour operator in Türkiye, based in İstanbul since 1984. (licensee for City Sightseeing Worldwide and Gray Line Worldwide, official travel agency of Turkish Airlines, member of TÜRSAB – Association of Turkish Travel Agencies and ICVB – İstanbul Convention and Visitors Bureau)...
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Customer Reviews

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Benjamin - February 10, 2019

Learned so much more about the sites through this tour than I would have learned on my own. 

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Kian - January 24, 2019

Super guide

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