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OverviewHalf-Day Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar Tour

Wander through the iconic and famous landmarks in Istanbul on a 4-hour guided tour. Enjoy the afternoon exploring Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar and more with your skip-the-line Topkapi Palace tickets.

Key Highlights

  • Visit the Topkapi Palace and discover its secret treasures on a 4-hour guided tour in Istanbul
  • Go shopping and explore the grand bazaar which has been the centre of shopping for centuries
  • Walk along the historical hippodrome and see the German Fountain and obelisk
  • Learn about Byzantines, Ottomans and Modern Turks and their history from your expert local guide
  • Enjoy Skip-The-Line tickets and avoid long queues 

Detailed Description

Half-Day Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar Tour 
Discover and explore the delights of Istanbul with skip-the-line Topkapi Palace tickets. Explore the palace and the Topkapi palace museum which is famous with harem, royal treasury and holy relics sections. Continue to experience the Hippodrome which was built by the Roman Emperor and is located in the heart of Sultanahmet surrounded by Blue mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. See the German Fountain and obelisk before the Grand Bazaar shopping. With 18 entrances and more than 4000 shops, it is one of the greatest bazaars in the world, so enjoy your time exploring the shops between the grand bazaar hours. Find an authentic oriental atmosphere, all kind of gifts, leather clothing, rugs, antiques, jewellery,hand-woven fabrics and more.

InclusionsHalf-Day Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar Tour

  • Tour in an air-conditioned non-smoking minibus
  • Local tour guide (Monolingual) 
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Admission fees to attractions
  • All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transfers from/to Istanbul Hotels (centrally located)

 

Exclusions

  • Beverage during the tour
  • Lunch (optional for private tours)
  • Tips to the guide & driver (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Know Before You BookHalf-Day Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar Tour

Restrictions: 
  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and will be replaced with Underground Cistern
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and will be replaced with Arasta Bazaar
  • No professional equipment is allowed for photography

 Timing:
  • This experience operates every day, all year round from 13: 00 pm (approx.) - 4:30 pm
  • The duration of the half-day Topkapi palace tour & Grand Bazaar tour will be 4 hours (approx)

What to Wear: 
  • You are advised to wear comfortable clothes, a hat, and shoes
  • Please note there will roughly be 1 mile walking in Sultanahmet
Eligibility:
  • All guests are allowed to join the Topkapi palace tour with children
  • Children 0-3 years can join the half-day Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar Tour  for free 
  • Children 4-7 years can join the experience with a 50% discount
Additional info:
  • Restaurant for lunch will be recommended by your tour guide on the day of the tour (if needed- for private tour option)
  • Please note that the tour will begin and end on time 
  • You are advised to arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour time
  • Please advise your private tour pick up time at the time of booking. (for private tour option)

Cancellation PolicyHalf-Day Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar Tour

  • Your tickets can be cancelled 3 days in advance for a full refund  
  • Full cancellation applies in the event of a No-Show

My VoucherHalf-Day Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar Tour

  • Your tickets are valid for the time and date stated
  • Your Topkapi palace tickets will be mailed to you separately, once you’ve made a booking. All you have to do is show the voucher with a Govt ID proof 
Meeting Point
  • Present your voucher at the departure point which is centrally located in Istanbul Hotels (Sisli, Besiktas, Taksim, Sultanahmet, Aksaray)
  • The tour will end at Grand Bazaar

Getting ThereHalf-Day Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar Tour

Sultan Ahmet, Ayasofya Meydanı No:1, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

Frequently Asked QuestionsHalf-Day Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar Tour

Are children allowed to join this experience?
Children 0-3 years can join the Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar Tour for free, while Children 4-7 years can enjoy the experience with a 50% discount
What is included in this tour?
This is a half-day tour for 4-hours which will cover all the attractions and sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
How can I book a ticket?
Select the number of tickets on our website and click ‘Book Now’ to get your confirmed ticket on your email
How long is my ticket valid for?
Your tickets are valid for the time and date stated

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