Topkapi Palace Tour

Immerse yourself in Ottoman history with a Context guide
$330
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About the Tour
Private Tour
$ 330
Duration
3 hours
Location
Istanbul
Photos & Highlights
  • Explore daily life and intrigue in the Ottoman court including the famous Harem
  • Led by an Ottoman scholar
  • Topkapi Palace
Tour Description
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Tour Experts
Claire
Claire
Ebru
Ebru
Melike
Melike
67 Reviews
We are accustomed for private touring for everything to be taken care of...all tickets,etc. Your tour does not do this. Our guide was very knowledgeable and very pleasant but seemed to have a set script. The experience did not feel like a custom one. It felt routine and rushed.
The tour was exactly what we were looking for. Ebru is great at presenting the background information that you need in order to understand how the palace functioned. There is a lot to see and she lets you know what to do on your own after the tour. Make sure you allow at least 2 hours following the tour to fully explore Topkapi Palace. We highly recommend Ebru as a guide and also that everyone should take this tour. There is a lot you would miss if you try to see Topkapi Palace on your own. (Even if you use the audio guide or the Rick Steves self guided walking tour)
Ebru is fabulous- so knowledgeable and passionate about history and Turkey. We learnt so much. Thank you Ebru!
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All Context Experts are scholars or specialists in their field.
Claire
Claire
Ebru
Ebru
Melike
Melike
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