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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
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 1:30 PM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup is available from centrally-located Istanbul hotels within Taksim Square, Şişli, Beşiktaş, Sultanahmet, and Fatih neighborhoods.

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Experience

Highlights
  • 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. Finally, see other points of interest including Caferaga Medrese and Sogukcesme Street.
Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Topkapı Palace is closed on Tuesdays, it will be replaced with Dolmabahçe Palace
• Caferaga Medrese is closed on Mondays

From £36.07 per person

Customer reviews
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ISTANBUL WALKS

Product ID: 18117