Istanbul Ottoman Relics Tour With Topkapi Palace & Sultans Tombs
Ottoman Relics Tour – Istanbul Half Day Tour
Brief Info about the sites:
Topkapi Palace: The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries, housing an exquisite collection of precious gems, jewelry thrones of sultans, robes worn by the sultans and their families; miniatures, the Holy Mantle; the chamber of sacred relics.
Sultans Tombs: there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at St. Sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, green, blue, and red flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophaguses.
13:30 pm – We collect you from your hotels by our travel team.
Sultanahmet Area, the center of Old Town of Istanbul, has hosted the gorgeous landmarks of Byzantine & Ottoman Empires for hundreds of years. We will do a short trip among the sites located in this old and significant part of the city.
The tour starts in the afternoon at around 13:30 pm. We will pick you up from your hotel and drive to the meeting point. On this tour, we will visit Sultans Tombs, there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia. Then we will move to Topkapi Palace, the great house of Ottoman Sultans. The belongings of the Prophet (PBUH) and the sultans of Ottoman Empire are preserved and exhibited here.
17:00 pm – After the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel.
Hotel Pick up and drop off (From Central Hotels)
Guiding Service During the Tour
Entrance Fees to the sights
Transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
Parking and Road tolls
Harem is not included in the program and visit is due to the extra entrance fee.
Optional Istanbul Day Tours & Istanbul Night Tours
Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday; replaced with Beylerbeyi Palace.
Sultans Tombs closed on Monday; replaced with Little Hagia Sophia Mosque.
Exact pickup time will be given at the time of booking.
You are kindly requested to present yourself at the pickup point 15 minutes prior the pre-advised pickup time.
Comfortable shoes and a hat is recommended as shade is limited in summer time.
The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion.