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Istanbul: Topkapi Palace History Tour

Product ID: 193007
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Discover Topkapi Palace with a local guide and skip the ticket line entry. Get a real sense of the palace and enjoy the collections and galleries.
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Duration: 45 minutes
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  • Benefit from skip the ticket line entry
  • Learn from a local tour guide
  • See all rooms, gardens, and galleries in the palace
  • Capture amazing pictures inside the palace
Full description
Visit Topkapi Palace, the former residence of the Ottoman emperors, with a professional official tour guide who will inform you about all historical details.

The Palace is one of the top tourist attractions and absolutely one of the top things to do in Istanbul. It consists of three courtyards, terraces with astonishing views, as well as precious collections.

Starting from the square and fountain in front of the Topkapi Palace, you will pass by each of the famous gates while listening to interesting stories and surprising details about legendary figures from history.
  • Skip the ticket lines entry to Topkapi Palace
  • Professional local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at III. Ahmet Fountain, across the carpet museum. Your guide will be wearing a red jacket or red t-shirt with Istanbul Welcome Card on it. Please arrive 10 minutes before tour departure. Your guide will be waiting just before the exit gate and will be wearing a red jacket or red t-shirt with the local partner logo.

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Important information
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• Skip the line tickets to the building are included but you may still need to wait in line for the security check-point (this can take between 30 seconds and 15 minutes depending on visitor volume

From £13.43 per person

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Product ID: 193007