Istanbul: 5-Days Museum Pass and Guided Tours

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Duration: 120 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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lstanbul: 5-Days Museum Pass and Guided Tours is a fully digital sightseeing pass that covers top museums and attractions in Istanbul. It is valid for 5 days and provides contactless entry instantly with your mobile pass, without paying anyting extra at the gate of attractions.

Istanbul Museum E-pass offers attractions in 2 different ways;

- Walk-in Museums: Simply scan your QR code and get in.
- Guided Tours: Meet with guide at the meeting point and join the tour.

Why Travelers Choose Istanbul E-pass?
- A customer support line is available to assist via WhatsApp and chat lines during visits or planning visits.
- Istanbul Museum E-pass is available to use instantly after the purchase with access to 10 Top Istanbul Museum and 5 Guided Walking Tours.
- Listen to the history of museums with professional tour guides.
- Istanbul Museum E-pass comes with a digital Istanbul guidebook of over 50 pages in 6 different languages.
- Enjoy the skip-the-line at the museums included.

What's Included

Free Istanbul Guidebook in 6 different languages:English, Arabic, Spanish, French, Russian, Croation

Instant digital Istanbul E-pass with access to 10 top museums and 5 walking tour

Passes are valid 2 years from the date of purchase

Professional Guidance in English for 5 tours

What's Not Included

Food and drinks, unless specified

Guidance not mentioned in itinerary

Public Transportation

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 5
  • ADULT: Age: 6 - 99

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Hagia Sophia Mosque
Hagia Sophia Guided Tour
Imagine a building standing in the same place for 1500 years, the number one temple for two religions. The headquarter of Orthodox Christendom and the first mosque in Istanbul. It was constructed within only 5 years. It's dome was the biggest with 55.60 height and 31.87 diameters for 800 years in the world. Depictions of the religions side by side. Coronation place for the Roman Emperors. It was the meeting place of the Sultan and his people. That is the famous Hagia Sophia of Istanbul.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Galata Tower
Galata Tower Free Entrance
One of the most colorful regions in Istanbul is Galata. Located just on the side of the famous Golden Horn, this beautiful area welcomes different religions and ethnicities for more than centuries. The Galata Tower also stands in this region, watching Istanbul for more than 600 years. While it was an important trade port, this place also became the house to many Jews running away from Spain and Portugal in the 15th century. Let's look at the short story of this area and famous places to visit while you are there.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Topkapi Palace
Topkapi Palace Museum Free Entrance.
It is the biggest museum in Istanbul. The location of the palace is just behind the Hagia Sophia in the historical city center of Istanbul. The original use of the palace was the house for the Sultan; today, the palace is functioning as a museum. Important highlights in this palace are; harem, treasury, kitchens and many more.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Topkapi Palace Museum
Topkapi Palace Harem Section Free Entrance.
Harem is an Arabic word that means "forbidden" in English. Harem was not merely an erotic hothouse, unlike many people desire to believe. Except for the eunuchs who guarded the premises, the Sultan's and his sons' private territory was thus restricted to all other males. Women, on the other hand, were able to enter with ease. There was no way out once you were inside.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Grand Bazaar
Grand Bazaar Guided Tour
Imagine a market with more than 500 years of history, 64 streets, 22 gates, and more than 4,000 shops. Not only a shopping mall but also a manufacturing center. A place that you can lose yourself in history and mystery. That is the most significant and oldest market in the world. The famous Grand Bazaar of Istanbul.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Dolmabahce Palace
Dolmabahce Palace Museum Guided Tour
It is one of the most impressive European style palaces in Istanbul, stands on the side of the Bosphorus straight. With 285 rooms, this palace is one of the biggest in Turkey. Balyan family constructed the palace between 1843-1856 within 13 years. After the opening of the palace, Ottoman royal family started living there until the collapse of the Empire. After the royal family, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the Turkish Republic founder, lived here until he died in 1938. From then on, the palace functions as a museum and hosts thousands of visitors during the year.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Blue Mosque
Blue Mosque Guided Tour
Located in the old city's heart, it is the most famous mosque in Istanbul and Turkey. Known with the name Blue Mosque, the original name of the Mosque is Sultanahmet Mosque. The tiles design the Blue Mosque interior due to which is named a Blue Mosque. These tiles come from the most famous tile-producing city of Turkey, Iznik.

Whether it was made in rivalry or togetherness with Hagia Sofia, Sultan Ahmet did an outstanding service for tourists and beauty lovers by constructing this mosque. It is a beautiful place for visitors due to its gripping architecture and majestic build.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Hagia Irene Museum
Hagia Irene Museum Free Entrance.
The Church of Hagia Irene (Divine Peace) is a Byzantine church, which is in the first courtyard of Topkapi Palace. It was the first cathedral in Constantinapolis. Over the centuries, it was built 3 times. The church, as it currently stands, was built by Constantine V in the 8th century. It was an arsenal during the Ottoman Empire period. It became the very first museum in Turkey in the 19th century. After extensive restorations in modern days, it was opened as the "Hagia Irine Museum."

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Istanbul Archaeological Museum
Istanbul Archeology Museums Free Entrance
Turkey's first museum, has over a million artifacts from civilizations that flourished across the country, from the Caucasus to Anatolia, Mesopotamia to Arabia.

The Imperial Museum, which houses the archaeological objects acquired from the neighboring Hagia Irene Church, was established in 1869. The Museum then moved to the main building (the Archaeology Museum), which was built by the renowned architect Alexander Vallaury, and took on its current form with the construction of the auxiliary units between 1903 and 1907.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi)
Turkish & Islamic Arts Museum Free Entrance
Located at the Hippodrome, just across from the famous Blue Mosque. Ibrahim Pasa Palace was the grandest private residence ever built in the Ottoman Empire. It was a gift to Ibrahim Pasa, the Grand Vizier of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent, after he married the Sultan's sister, Hatice. The palace was in ruins by the 19th century but it was restored and opened to the public in 1983 as the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Galata Mevlevi Museum
The Galata Mevlevi Lodge Museum Free Entrance.
This is a fascinating museum that shows a range of Turkish calligraphic art, music and artifacts pertaining to the Mevlevi Culture. It was founded in 1491 and became a museum in 1975 under Turkey's Ministry of Culture and Tourism. It draws all foreign visitors and many have written essays and drawn designs on the lodge and whirling dervishes. It is located in Galata on 6,800 square meters of large land.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Istanbul Museum of The History of Science & Technology in Islam
Museum Of The History Of Science and Technology in Islam Free Entrance.
The Museum of Islamic Science and Technology in Islam is a stunning museum that displays replicas of Islamic Civilization's inventions from the 9th to 16th century. The museum is one of a kind globally, allowing visitors to view the progression of several scientific areas in Islamic civilization.Museum is located on the outskirts of Gulhane Park, in the former Imperial Stables building. It occupies a 3,500-square-meter exhibition space and displays 570 tool and gadget samples and model collections. It is Turkey's first museum and the world's second after Frankfurt, with this collection of specialties.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Great Palace Mosaics Museum
Great Palace Mosaics Museum Free Entrance.
The Great Palace Mosaics Museum, commonly known as the Istanbul Mosaic Museum, is a spectacular mosaics museum located within the Blue Mosque complex's Arasta Bazaar. The museum houses some of the most exquisite mosaics in the world, which date from the East Roman period, from 610 to 641 AD and were conserved from the Great Palace of Constantinople. Particularly those from the years 450 to 550 AD.In 1953, it joined the Archaeological Museum Complex and in 1979, it became part of the Hagia Sophia Museum. The Great Palace Mosaics Museum was constructed on the most significant surviving mosaic floor of the palace's colonnaded courtyard's northern section.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Rumeli Fortress
Rumeli Fortress Free Entrance.
Rumeli Fortress, a 500 years old building that's known as the fortress that cut the Bosphorus. Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II built Rumeli Fortress Istanbul (Rumeli Hisari) in the 14th century. Located on the shore of Bosphorus, It is just opposite Anadolu, another Ottoman fortress built-in 1394 by Bayezid I. The fortress was repaired during the reign of Selim after it got damaged by an earthquake.Rumeli Fortress, which was a symbol of the dominance of the Ottoman Empire in Bosphorus. Named after the neighborhood, the fortress is worth visiting as it offers a beautiful Istanbul view.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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