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Topkapi Palace Tour

Immerse yourself in Ottoman history with a Context guide
$264 and up
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Tour Details
About the Tour
Architecture, History
3 hours
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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96 Reviews (4.61)

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Ebru was our guide for this tour and the Golden Horn on the previous day, and was incredibly knowledgeable, interesting, and fun. We would gladly tour with her again!
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)