Topkapi Palace Istanbul Tour

Everyday Guarantee Departures
1 Day
1 City
26 Reviews

Places to Visit

  • Topkapi Palace

Tour Program

  • 09:00: Meet your guide at the entrance of the Topkapi Palace
  • 09:15 - 10:15: Visit the Imperial Treasury and see the impressive collection of artifacts, jewels, and precious stones that were once owned by the sultans.
  • 10:15 - 11:00: Explore the Royal Kitchen and learn about the culinary traditions and tastes of the Ottoman Empire. See the impressive collection of copper pots, pans, and utensils that were used to prepare meals for the sultan and his family.
  • 11:00 - 11:45: Visit the Sacred Relics section and see some of the most important religious artifacts in Islamic history, including the Prophet Muhammad's cloak, sword, and beard hair, as well as other important relics.
  • 11:45: End of the tour

Tour Details Tour ID 273

Istanbul Classic Tour: Uncover the Timeless Charm of this Captivating City

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Topkapi Palace, once home to Ottoman Sultans.

Join our optional tour to explore exclusive sections, including the opulent Imperial Treasury displaying treasures of the Ottoman Empire. Marvel at the Royal Kitchen's collection of historic copper utensils, offering insights into the culinary traditions of the era.


Continue your journey to the Sacred Relics section, housing significant Islamic artifacts, including items associated with Prophet Muhammad.

This optional tour unveils the hidden gems of Topkapi Palace, providing a unique perspective on the cultural and historical tapestry of this magnificent landmark.


✅ Everyday guarantee departures 
✅ Small groups max 8 person 
✅ Local Guides 

✅ Skip-the-line express entry tickets to attractios

✅ Travel by luxury minivan ensures a personalized experience

✂ Fully customizable itinerary


Departures : Everyday


Starting Point : Istanbul Hotels 


Duration :  3 Hours (Flexible)


Language : English


Highlights

  • Ottoman Empire
  • Istanbul
  • Topkapi Palace
  • Imperial Treasury
  • Royal Kitchen
  • Sacred Relics section

✅ Inclusion :

  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • All entrance fees (SKIP-THE-LINE)

❌ Exclusion :

  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Optional additional tours or activities
  • Personal expenses

1. Question: What are the key highlights covered in the Topkapi Palace Istanbul Tour?

Answer: The Topkapi Palace Istanbul Tour explores the historic Topkapi Palace, offering exclusive access to areas like the Imperial Treasury with its dazzling artifacts, the Royal Kitchen featuring historic copper utensils, and the Sacred Relics section showcasing significant Islamic artifacts associated with Prophet Muhammad.


2. Question: How long does the Topkapi Palace Istanbul Tour typically last?

Answer: The duration of the Istanbul Classic Tour is approximately 3 hours, allowing ample time to delve into the opulence of Topkapi Palace, from the treasures of the Imperial Treasury to the cultural insights of the Royal Kitchen and the spiritual experience in the Sacred Relics section.


3. Question: Is the Istanbul Classic Tour suitable for all ages?

Answer: Yes, the Istanbul Classic Tour is designed to be accessible and engaging for all ages. Whether you're interested in historical artifacts, cultural traditions, or architectural marvels, the tour provides a diverse experience within the enchanting setting of Topkapi Palace.

# For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be %20 of the total amount as penalty.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour without any penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

# For cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be no refund.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour with only %10 penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

After you submit your reservation please send copies of passports of all participants, and your arrival/departure airport transfer informations via email [email protected] For further assistance please feel free to call +905434428069

Comments
Lucy P.

Topkapi Palace tour, sans the Harem, was a journey through palatial wonders. Royal Kitchen uncovered culinary delights, and the Sacred Relics section provided a spiritual finale. A comprehensive and delightful exploration of this historical gem.

Dylan L.

With the exception of the Harem, the Topkapi Palace tour was a historical feast. The Imperial Treasury was a display of Ottoman splendour. Culinary customs were uncovered in the Royal Kitchen, and a spiritual element was introduced by the Sacred Relics section, which featured items connected to Prophet Muhammad.

Isabella H.

The Topkapi Palace tour by Turco Travel was amazing. Our guide, Meryem, added a personal touch to the visit by sharing her knowledge of the wealth of the Imperial Treasury and the ancient culinary items of the Royal Kitchen. A significant spiritual component was introduced by the Sacred Relics segment.

Eli F.

Topkapi Palace tour, omitting the Harem, was a journey through opulent history. The Royal Kitchen unfolded culinary tales, and the Sacred Relics section added a spiritual dimension.

Hazel O.

The Topkapi Palace tour, sans the Harem, was a journey through hidden charms. The Imperial Treasury sparkled with Ottoman opulence. The Royal Kitchen provided a fascinating culinary narrative.

Isaac I.

Istanbul Classic Tour by Turco Travel was an amazing cultural experience. Our guide showed us the wealth of the Ottoman Empire by expertly navigating through the brilliant jewels of the Imperial Treasury. We were astounded by the palace's spiritual significance after visiting the Sacred Relics portion, which offered a fresh perspective on the culinary tradition.

Elena L.

Ottoman wealth sparkled in the Imperial Treasury. The Royal Kitchen had a distinctive take on food. The Prophet Muhammad-related relics in the Sacred Relics area gave the exhibit a deeper spiritual quality. 

Owen C.

The tour of Topkapi Palace without the Harem was a nice discovery. The Imperial Treasury displayed Ottoman splendor. A spiritual touch was imparted by the Sacred Relics segment, while the Royal Kitchen revealed culinary secrets. 

Maya F.

Topkapi Palace tour, excluding the Harem, was a journey through opulence. Sacred Relics section, with artifacts linked to Prophet Muhammad, provided a spiritual climax. A rich and diverse exploration of this historical gem.

Harriet J.

Turco Travel offers an enthralling tour of Topkapi Palace! Our experienced guide, Gizem, unlocked the Imperial Treasury's riches and displayed the magnificence of the Ottoman era. The Royal Kitchen was a nice surprise that gave insight into the sultans' favorite foods. 

Savannah N.

Royal Kitchen, an unexpected delight, uncovered culinary traditions. Sacred Relics section, housing artifacts of profound religious significance, offered a spiritual finale. A well-rounded exploration of the palace's grandeur.

Wyatt R.

Topkapi Palace tour, excluding the Harem, unfolded a rich tapestry of history. The Sacred Relics section, with artifacts tied to Prophet Muhammad, added a spiritual depth.

Leah M.

Topkapi Palace tour surpassed expectations, delving into areas often missed. The Imperial Treasury was a testament to Ottoman grandeur, a dazzling spectacle of jewels.

Daniel W.

Imperial Treasury shone with Ottoman wealth, a visual feast of jewels. Royal Kitchen presented a unique culinary history, and the Sacred Relics section offered a profound spiritual encounter.

Aurora R.

The Topkapi Palace tour was a mesmerizing glimpse into Ottoman extravagance. The Imperial Treasury dazzled with its display of precious gems and artifacts, showcasing the empire's opulence. The Royal Kitchen provided a unique perspective on culinary traditions, while the Sacred Relics section added a spiritual touch.

Luke N.

Kudos to Turco Travel for an unforgettable Topkapi Palace tour. Our guide took us on a fascinating journey through the Imperial Treasury, where the wealth and power of the Ottoman Empire were vividly displayed. The Royal Kitchen's copper marvels and the Sacred Relics section's spiritual significance left an indelible impression.

Zoey B.

The Imperial Treasury, with its brilliant jewels, displayed affluence, even though the Harem was not allowed. A secret jewel that opened our eyes to the Ottoman Sultans' gastronomic world is The Royal Kitchen. The Prophet Muhammad-related relics in the Sacred Relics area provided a deeply spiritual experience.

Grayson T.

Topkapi Palace tour provided a fascinating look into the opulent lifestyle of Ottoman Sultans. While the absence of the Harem section was felt, the Imperial Treasury's riches, the Royal Kitchen's historical culinary artifacts, and the Sacred Relics section's spiritual treasures collectively made for a memorable and insightful visit.

Stella E.

Turco Travel's Istanbul Classic Tour surpassed expectations! Selçuk, our guide, skillfully led us through the Royal Kitchen, offering insights into the culinary world of Ottoman Sultans. The visit to the Sacred Relics section was spiritually moving, especially witnessing Prophet Muhammad's artifacts.

Carter M.

The magnificent collection of the Imperial Treasury, the culinary history of the Royal Kitchen, and the spiritual resonance of the Sacred Relics portion combined to produce a well-rounded experience that provided an insight into the complex legacy of the Ottoman Empire.

Victoria S.

Imperial Treasury's wealth of jewels, the Royal Kitchen's historical culinary artifacts, and the Sacred Relics section's profound religious artifacts collectively painted a vivid picture of the palace's cultural richness and historical importance.

Jaxon G.

The tour of Topkapi Palace was a captivating look into Ottoman splendor. The Imperial Treasury's extravagance, the Royal Kitchen's culinary expertise, and the Sacred Relics portion's spiritual objects provided a well-rounded and illuminating view of the palace's historical significance even though the Harem section was left out.

Sofia A.

Our guide expertly navigated us through the Imperial Treasury, showcasing opulent artifacts and jewels that spoke volumes about the Ottoman Empire's grandeur. The Royal Kitchen was a unique highlight, revealing culinary traditions fit for royalty.

Jonathan Q.

Despite missing the Harem, the Topkapi Palace tour was a feast for the senses. The Imperial Treasury's dazzling array of artifacts, the Royal Kitchen's historic culinary treasures, and the Sacred Relics section's profound spiritual artifacts created a well-rounded exploration of the palace's rich history and cultural significance.

Natalie P.

Topkapi Palace tour offered a captivating glimpse into the opulent world of Ottoman Sultans. While the exclusion of the Harem section was noticeable, exploring the Imperial Treasury's dazzling jewels, the Royal Kitchen's historic utensils, and the Sacred Relics section's spiritual artifacts made for a truly enriching experience.

Jack H.

Topkapi Palace tour was an unforgettable journey into the opulence of the Ottoman Empire. The Imperial Treasury's dazzling artifacts showcased the empire's wealth, and the Royal Kitchen provided insights into culinary traditions. The Sacred Relics section, with relics of immense historical significance, added a spiritual dimension to the experience.

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