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  1. Turkey
  2. Istanbul
  3. Grand Bazaar

Istanbul Highlights Tour: Half-Day Afternoon

Product ID: 18117
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Led by an experienced guide, spend an afternoon wandering through the major sights of Istanbul. Experience Turkey's cultural history in Topkapı Palace, and glimpse the bygone Ottoman Empire at Hagia Irene Church.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones

Pickup included

Istanbul hotels
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit the Topkapı Palace, Hagia Irene Church (from the outside), Caferaga Medrese and Sogukcesme Street
  • Experience the vast cultural history of Istanbul in the Topkapı Museum
  • Learn about the Byzantine church of Hagia Irene
Full description
Discover the delights of Istanbul in an afternoon walking tour. Visit the Topkapı Museum, the most important museum in Turkey, and home to prized ancient relics like jewelry, porcelain, and artifacts from the Ottoman period. If you want to learn the rich history of Istanbul, this is a vital point of the tour. With the advantage of a knowledgeable guide, you'll learn the information and stories behind the artifacts.

Next your guide will take you to the Hagia Irene Church. The exterior of this fabulous Byzantine structure offers you a glimpse into the bygone Ottoman Empire.
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation
What’s Not Included
  • Refreshments

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Important information
Know before you go
• Topkapı Palace is closed on Tuesdays. On this day, the tour will visit Dolmabahçe Palace and Egyptian (Spice) Bazaar
• Petite Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque will switch places on Fridays
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Product ID: 18117