[ISTANBUL] Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, & Basilica Cistern Combo Tour in Istanbul

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icon Free cancellation - 24 hours notice
icon Show mobile or printed voucher
icon 3 Day(s) Duration
icon English/Spanish/Arabic/Russian/German/Polish/Mandarin
icon Join In Group
icon Meet Up With Guide

 

 

  • Discover the best of Istanbul with a VIP combo access to the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and the Basilica Cistern
  • Visit museums with skip-the-line access – explore them at your own pace and stay inside as long as you like
  • Witness grand beauty, essential history, and religious importance upon stepping inside the Hagia Sophia
  • Hear the intriguing stories of lustful sultans, gorgeous concubines, and scheming eunuchs in the Topkapi Palace
  • Capture the ruins of Basilica Cistern, the largest surviving Byzantine reservoir that lies beneath the Turkish capital

 

Package Description

Inclusive Of

  • Admission to attractions
  • English-speaking guide
  • Audio guide
  • Meet and greet by official guide
  • Skip-the-line ticket
  • Guided tour inside the museums
  • Map of the museums
  • Unlimited stay inside the museum after tour (until closure)

 

Not Inclusive Of

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Meals and beverages
  • Map and audio guide for Basilica Cistern

 

Itinerary

Tour Schedule
  • This tour is available on
  • Hagia Sophia: Daily at 10:00, 10:30, 11:30
  • Topkapi Palace: Daily except for Tuesdays: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 15:00
  • Basilica Cistern: Daily at 12:00, 13:00, 15:00

 

Validity

  • The voucher is only valid on the specified date and time

 

Eligibility

  • Children aged 0-6 must be accompanied by a paying adult

 

Additional Information

  • Audio commentary is available in Chinese/English/Spanish/Arabic/Russian/German/Turkish/Italian/Polish
  • This is a skip-the-line offer. After the tour, you can explore each museum at your own pace and stay inside for as long as you want
  • Basilica Cistern is stroller-friendly, while Topkapi Palace is wheelchair-accessible
  • Audio guides are available only for Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
  • Audioguide Instructions:
  • Download the audio guide app before your visit
  • Open in your smartphone the Google Play or Apple App Store
  • Search for Istanbul Welcome Card and choose Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
  • When you downloaded the apps, no internet is needed anymore
  • Please make sure to bring your headphones for your own smartphone

 

Prohibitions & Limitations
  • Please dress appropriately when entering sacred sites. Participants are advised to wear long pants and a long-sleeved shirt or scarf to cover their shoulders

 

Terms & Conditions

Confirmation

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking instantly via email. In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

 

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 24 hour(s) before the selected activity date

 

How To Use

Voucher Type

  • You can present either a printed or mobile voucher

 

Redemption Information

  • Your name will be reserved for 3 days on the list. You can come at any of the schedules specified in 1 day or on different days. Simply present your Istanbul Welcome Card upon entrance

 

Meet Up Information

  • Look for the guide wearing a Welcome Card red shirt or jacket

 

Hagia Sophia

  • Address: Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Ayasofya Meydanı, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul

Meet your guide (dressed in red) at the Hürrem Sultan Hamam. It is located below the trees, next to the newspaper kiosk and across from the Hagia Sophia.

  • Please refer to the map for assistance
  • How to get there: Hagia Sophia is only a 3-minute walk from Sultanahmet tram station (line T1)

 

Topkapi Palace

  • Address: Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Sultanahmet Meydanı Topkapı Sarayı, 34122 Fatih/Istanbul

Meet your guide (dressed in red) at the III. Ahmet Fountain, across the Carpet Museum, outside Topkapi Palace.

  • Please refer to the map for assistance
  • How to get there: Topkapi Palace is only a 6-minute walk from Sultanahmet tram station (line T1)

 

Basilica Cistern

  • Address: Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Ayasofya Meydanı, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul

Meet your guide (dressed in red) at the entrance of Basilica Cistern.

  • Please refer to the map for assistance
  • How to get there: Basilica Cistern is only a 3-minute walk from Sultanahmet tram station (line T1)