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Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide Description

With one of the few historian tour guides in Istanbul,skip the ticket line, explore the Topkapi Palace and Harem, and gain a detailed understanding of the palace's history. Book Topkapi Palace Guided Tour Tickets

Key Highlights

  • With the help of a local expert, explore the Topkapi Palace and the Harem
  • Advantages of fast track access with a licenced tour guide
  • Discover the legends and myths about the Harem with the help of a historian guide

Detailed Description

Gain a deep understanding about Ottoman history in the Topkapi Palace and the Harem with the help of a historian guide.The enormous palace, which was constructed in the 15th century and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, houses a large museum.Admire the splendour of Topkapi Palace, the heart of the Ottoman Empire. Discover how the collection of structures, pavilions, and courtyards functioned as a self-contained city, with the majority of its residents rarely venturing outside. Navigate the complex with ease, and explore its beautiful harem area that was under the control of the Queen Mother, who possessed both household and governmental power. In addition to hundreds of eunuchs who carried out a variety of tasks, the harem also housed hundreds of ladies and family members. The Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide is a must visit for all the history geeks.

Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide Inclusions

  • Skip the line access
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel Pick-up and drop off
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide Additional Information

Restrictions:
  • Pets are not allowed on theHarem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide.
Timings:
  • Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide starts at 12:00 PM.
  • The duration of the Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide will be around 90 minutes.
What to wear:
  • We recommend you dress up in line with the local customs.
  • We suggest you wear comfortable shoes.
Eligibility:
  • All guests are charged a standard fare for this tour.
Things to Note:
  • With your guide, you will skip the ticket lines, but we can not skip the security line. During high season the security check can take up to 30 minutes.
 

Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide Cancellation Policy

  • For a full refund cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour.
  • No-shows and late cancellations are non-refundable.

My Voucher

  • Your Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide tickets are valid for the event date and time stated.
  • Your Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide tickets will be mailed to you 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 start of the tour.

 

Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide Location

Cankurtaran, Topkapı Palace, Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide Frequently Asked Questions

What is Topkapi Palace famous for?
It opened as a museum in 1924, a year after the establishment of the Republic of Turkey. The Topkapı Palace Museum is notable not only for its architecture and collections but also for the history and culture of the Ottoman Empire that it recalls.
Is Topkapı Palace Museum free?
The entrance fee of Topkapi Palace is 200 Turkish Lira per person. To visit the Harem it is an additional 100 Turkish Lira per person. It's free for children under 12 years old, and entry to the Harem is free for those under 6. Museum entry is free for those in possession of a 72 hours Museum Pass.
What is Harem in Topkapi palace?
The Harem apartment, where the Sultans lived with their families in private, was the dwelling of the members of the Ottoman Dynasty and the upper-class women of the Harem for centuries. It also functioned as a school with its own rules and hierarchy.
Can I take pictures in Topkapi palace?
There is no problem taking photos in Topkapi palace except in Mosque. It means that you can take your favourite photos in Topkapi such as the main palace, Harem and other places, but taking photos from inside the Mosque is not permitted.
Are children allowed to join the Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide?
Children are allowed to join the tour. However, they must be accompanied by an adult.
How can I book a ticket for the Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide?
Select the number of tickets on our website and click ‘Book Now’ to get your confirmed ticket on your email.
How long is my Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide ticket valid for?
Your tickets are valid for the time and date stated.
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Harem Topkapi Palace Tour with a Historian Guide Ratings & Reviews

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Abdel

Travelled August 2021

Good price, delivery within few minutes. All good.

Muna

Travelled August 2021

Perfect money value

PARAKKAT KUNHAPPUTTY

Travelled August 2021

Easy to book and discounted price . ticket received with in 15 seconds.

Muhammad Furqan

Travelled August 2021

It was great bargain, really great offer!

Hatem Fouad

Travelled August 2021

Good experience and nice day and fun to spend at the park

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