Topkapi Palace and Rug Shopping with Expert - Private

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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The experience will be about 4 hours and include 2 parts. Cultural and Shopping. Meeting in front of Ayasofya at 10am and visiting Topkapi Palace Museum for about 2 hours to see different quarters, kitchens, holy relics etc. The Topkapi Palace museum is a fascinating landmark, and definitely a must-see attraction. Fast track entry tickets for the palace will be arranged and included.
After the Palace tour we will be heading to Grand Bazaar area to visit a rug store searching a genuine handmade rug with the help of a professional local for a nice handmade Turkish rug with good price, safe payment method, and safe shipping to your home. Turkey is recognized throughout the world for magnificent hand-woven rugs…however it is easy to be fooled or scammed into buying something that is not of real quality and turns out to be a bad investment unless you really know what you are looking for.
Tour starts at 10am. and will end at the Grand Bazaar area 4 hours later.
Everyday except for Sunday.

What's Included

Fast track tickets for the Palace

Licensed Tour Guide

What's Not Included

Gratuity not included

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 14 - 99

Additional Info

  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Topkapi Palace
The Topkapi Palace was the administration center of the Ottoman empire and also home of the Turkish Emperors and played a prominent part in the history of Ottoman Empire. This museum is a fascinating landmark, and definitely a must-see attraction. Guests will be meeting with the guide in front of the palace and visiting all the palace courtyards including the Harem quarters, the kitchens, the armory exhibition, treasury exhibiton (if open), holy relics,exhibiton and terraces etc in a 3 hour long, privately guided tour. It is full of history with exciting stories and things to see. There will be a short visit to the Grand Bazaar or Spice Bazaar if interested for safe shopping with guide after the palace tour. Fast track entry tickets for the palace and harem will be arranged and included.
Closed on Tuesdays

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Kapali Carsi
Our tour ends at the Grand Bazaar after 30 minutes guided tour of inside the Bazaar. We may visit carpet store if interested or / leather / tile / handbag shops in the Grand Bazaar if requested...if not, then we will pass on that part.
Closed on Sunday

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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