Explore the heart of the Old City on a half-day tour of Ottoman Istanbul. Catch sight of the beautiful Istanbul landmarks including the Sultans Tombs and the Topkapi Museum and Palace's galleries.

Key Highlights

  • Explore Topkapi Palace's galleries, one of Turkey's most important museums
  • Admire the magnificent crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain collection
  • Take a look at the Ottoman Sultans' five tombs: the Tombs of the Sultans
  • Spot the sultans' and their families' gowns
  • Enjoy the mosque's magnificently restored interior, which has columns made of green ancient and red Synnada marble

About Half-Day Ottoman Empire Tour with Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace

On a half-day tour of Istanbul, see the city's highlights. Visit the Topkapi Museum and Palace with an expert guide before continuing to the Sultans Tombs. The Topkapi Museum is Turkey's and the Balkan Peninsula's most prominent museum, with an astonishingly rich collection of historical relics. The Imperial Treasury includes the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, housed in the great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The Sultans Tombs will be your next stop. These ceramic panels, made up of 5 Ottoman Sultan tombs within the St. Sophia churchyard, are the most magnificent examples of 16th-century design with purple, green, blue, and red flower motifs. The prince's robes and a little portion from the Kaaba coverings are shown on the sarcophaguses.


  • Pick-up and drop off at centrally located hotels by air-conditioned nonsmoking tour coach  
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Service charges and local taxes


  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Additional Information

  • Pets are not allowed on the Ottoman Palaces Tour.
  • The Ottoman Palaces tour starts at 1:00 PM.
  • The duration of the Ottoman Palaces tour will be around 4 hours.
What to wear:
  • We recommend you dress up in line with the local customs.
  • We suggest wearing comfortable shoes as there will be a fair amount of walking on uneven surfaces.
  • Infants and toddlers between 0-3 years are allowed free of charge.
  • Guests above the age of 3 years will be charged as per the adult fare.
Things to Note:
  • Please note that pick-up and drop-off are only available from the European side of Istanbul and city center hotels (Sultanahmet, Laleli, Topkapı, Aksaray, Taksim, Sirkeci, and Şişli areas).
  • Please note that the Sultans Tombs will be closed on Mondays and a visit to the Little Hagia Sophia Mosque will be substituted.
  • Please note that it is not suitable for wheelchair users. 

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 Ottoman Palaces Tour tickets are valid for the event date and time stated.
  • Your Ottoman Palaces Tour 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.



Half-Day Ottoman Empire Tour with Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace Frequently Asked Questions

Are children allowed to join the Ottoman Palaces Tour?
Yes, children are allowed on the Ottoman Palaces tour. However, they should be accompanied by an adult.
How can I book a ticket for the Ottoman Palaces Tour?
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 event date and time selected during checkout.

Ratings & Reviews

Renata Ploska
Travelled March 2023

Quick and efficient, as usual. Thank you.

Péterffy-Baricska Emese
Travelled March 2023

Correct price, fast confirmation.

Travelled March 2023

Good discount and very easy purchase

Ursula Mansson
Travelled March 2023

Easy booking !

Renata Ploska
Travelled March 2023

Quick and sufficient, as usual. Thank you. Brgds,

Half-Day Ottoman Empire Tour with Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace