Must - See Istanbul Stops 2: Half Day Afternoon

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Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

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Imagine a journey which starts from 14th AD which is the Classical Ottoman Period and ends in 21th century. Does this sound exciting enough? If so, come and join our Must – See Istanbul Stops 2: Half Day Afternoon Tour.

- The first must is Topkapi Palace which is an emblem of the grandeur of Turkish history. Sitting mighty on the Seraglio Point, the Palace Museum is an architectural landmark that holds some of the most revered treasures of the Ottoman Empire.

- After being guests to the lives of Ottoman sultans and getting acquainted, we go to Hagia Eirene (from outside) Church, which is another inevitable place.

- Our final must – see stops are Sogukcesme Street and Madrasah. The colorful and traditional atmosphere of them will make you feel local!

- Experiencing Turkish marbling art, ottoman glazed potteries, magnificent imitations of sultan jewelries and the classical ottoman culture is going to make you smile until the end of your life!

What's Included

All Fees and Taxes

English speaking licenced & professional local guide

Pick up and drop off service

What's Not Included


Personal expenses

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 6
  • ADULT: Age: 7 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

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

Topkapi Palace
Magnificent Topkapı Museum is the big one, the most important museum of Turkey and the Balkan Peninsula. It is an incomparably rich treasure chest, brimming with things of historical importance.
First, second, third and fourth courtyards; the Audience Hall, Divan-the High Court, Historical Kitchens, Royal Stables, the Treasury, gardens, kiosks. Probably the best commentary on Ottoman
History, art and its culture is simply to come direct to the First Courtyard of this amazing Palace.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Hagia Irene Museum
Hagia Irene Church is located in the outer courtyard of the palace.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Sogukcesme Sokak
A street full of historical Ottoman houses between Topkapı Palace and Hagia Sophia

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Caferaga Medresesi
Caferağa Medresseh; is a former medrese, located in Istanbul, Turkey, next to the Hagia Sophia. It was built in 1559 by Mimar Sinan on the orders of Cafer Ağa, during the reign of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent (1520-1566). The medrese was transformed by the Turkish Cultural Service Foundation in 1989 into a tourist centre with 15 classrooms/exhibition rooms, a big salon and a garden where traditional Turkish handicrafts such as calligraphy, ceramics, jewelry has been taught.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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