IST003 HALF DAY : OTTOMAN ISTANBUL
We will start our tour with the visit of the Topkapi Museum, the most important museum of Turkey .
The palace is an incomparably rich treasure-chest, brimming with objects of historical importance. In the courtyards are the Audience Hall, the High Court “Divan”, the kitchens, royal stables, the treasury, gardens, kiosks.
When leaving this “town in town”, we will pass from the Hagia Irini church (not visited) and proceed to the Covered bazaar for a demonstration of Turkish handicrafts.
On Tuesdays, the Topkapi Palace is closed.
The visit of the Harem is not included in the program unless upon specific request.
The Participants must be able to walk long distances over uneven and cobblestone surface under the sun. Therefore bringing Comfortable footwear and clothes, hat, sun cream and sun glasses are recommended.
Winters in some areas of Turkey can be quite cold. Hence appropriate clothes are recommended.
You will visit mosques : recommended attire is shoulders and knees covered. For women, a scarf will also be required or you can use the scarves held at disposal of visitors.
Prices quoted for this tour is the total per vehicle !
These prices are only valid for meeting at your hotel in Sultanahmet or Taksim area or at the Istanbul Galata Port. From other meeting places, prices may need to be verified.
- A/C Vehicle as per size of group
- English speaking official tour guide
- Entrance fees
- Any other personal expenses
The prices in Turkish Liras have been calculated according to the exchange rate of Central Bank. The rates can change depending on the rate of the payment day.
Please contact us for the group prices.