Topkapı Palace: Skip the line Ticket with Guided Tour

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Topkapı Palace: Skip the line Ticket with Guided Tour

Get skip-the-line admission with your talented guide and visit Topkapı Palace.

Duration: 1 Hour
Skip The Line:
Live Guide: English
Pick-up Services: Not available


  • See the Palace that was the heart of the Ottoman Empire for over 400 years.
  • Browse the Religious Relics Chamber.

Full Description

Topkapı Palace was the grand residence of the Ottoman Sultans and the administrative centre of the Ottoman Empire for more than 400 years. On your guided tour, skip the ticket line completely and enter directly with the tour group. You will get much more time to explore and enjoy your holiday this way! 

Your guide will tell you the history of Topkapi Palace starting right after Constantinople was conquered by Mehmet II. Mehmet II and his family lived in the Blue Pavilion (currently located inside the Istanbul Archeological Museum) until Topkapi Palace was finished. Explore the courtyards and interior, see the Justice Tower and Relics Chamber and admire the wonderful view of the Bosphorus. 

There are hundreds of years of intrigue and history to discover at Topkapi Palace so make sure you join one of our skip-the-line tours to find out more!



  • Entrance fees.
  • Professional guide with tour conducted in English.
  • This tour does not include the Imperial Harem.

Meeting point

The meeting point for this tour is the Carpet Museum entrance just outside Topkapı Palace.
Look for our guide who carries a white flag with "Istanbul Tourist Pass" written on it.


Know Before You Go

  • This tour ticket does not allow you to enter the museums alone. You need to meet with the guide at the meeting point 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.

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Customer Reviews

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Nicholas - January 31, 2019

Excellent knowledge of the guide with good interaction with participan

Vickie - January 01, 2019

Before we enter the Palace guide summarized almost all Ottoman History in garden. Could be some more little. An amazing building. With the guide we entered the palace easily. After group left we stayed inside 30 minutes more. Got nice pictures on sea side.

Dorothy - August 17, 2019

Because of i joined St. Sophia tour one day before i waited on Big Bus Station again. Than when i saw nobody near Big Bus, i checked again the web page and saw i wait on wrong point. Than i quickly arrive to Carpet Museum entrance. Thank God i caught them on the way.

Alfredo - January 18, 2019

When i watched the serial "Mugteshem Yusyil" on TV in Italy i dreamed to visit the Topkapı Palace. During the tour i asked some questions to guide and got all my answers. Knowledge guide. Thank you.

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