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Topkapi Palace

Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Topkapi Palace Museum, 34122 Fatih/Istanbul, Turkey | Gulhane Park, near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 522 4422
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  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
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“holy relics” (130 reviews)
“harem area” (116 reviews)
“ottoman empire” (625 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Topkapi Palace Museum, 34122 Fatih/Istanbul, Turkey | Gulhane Park, near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 522 4422
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

like always go in the morning the earlier the better. Ppl from all over the globe want to see that place. Make sure u have ur MUSEUM PASS READY! 85tl I spend like 3 hours enjoy every room the last building was highlight for me....More

Thank Latif T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm not a historical guy but this was a must on my list. I took an audio unit that explained everything as I walked around. The price was reasonable and I think it's a must to see if you are in Istanbul

Thank Amre M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful place to see with all the artifacts in small doses. The gardens are beautiful, the armory is a place to see and the kitchen too. One gets the feel of how they lived of how many people are living and visiting the sultan at...More

Thank Susmarijosep
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic visit, some amazing artifacts. One word of advice. You have to pay for entrance. Rather than paying for individual passes. You can buy a 5 day pass that allows you to visit all the main places of interest. Works out much cheaper.

Thank Ziaa5
Reviewed 4 days ago

The place with all its items is truly magical, when you enter this place you can't just afford to blink !! I LIKED THE PRIVY CHAMBERS the most !!!

Thank 796mehakb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is accesible from 2 areas ,one side from Sultahnamet and the other end near Gulhane Park entrance.I prefer the one from Sultahnamet as it's a downhill walk as opposed to walking up.Very good Ottoman castle architecture example.The detail on some places are good to...More

Thank Ana Z
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are interested, even slightly, in Ottoman history you MUST visit Topkapi Palace. The tour is wonderful and you learn so much about the Ottoman empire's history and you really get to experience the royal court's way of decadent living while touring the palace....More

Thank Naila R
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was expecting something like the Alhambra in Granada but it is very different. To be honest, I don't think the artwork here is as fine as in the Alhambra and the layout is different, so that the gardens are more incorporated into the buildings...More

Thank JJHDerbyshire
Reviewed 5 days ago

Give yourself at least half a day to visit Topkapi. We went early in the day before the crowds which gave us the opportunity to soak up the opulence and beauty before the noise of the crowds. There are plenty of place to sit and...More

Thank Margaret E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

amazing treasure, magnificent view, charming garden, delightful history. This feelings not just because I am a Turkish I'm sure every person can think the same

Thank Gulcan T
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do u have stuff on the Ottoman Empire.
23 May 2017|
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Response from Wassim H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are
Are their English speaking guided tours and price? Or it is ok to visit of your own.
23 May 2017|
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Response from Sara S | Reviewed this property |
After you buy your ticket and enter the palace area, there is a booth to rent audio-guides and the guy at the booth will set it to English and show you how it works. There are also locals hanging around the entrance who will... More
Joseph S
How are the tourist levels there now? Are there still lines to visit the palace or are tourists all but gone now?
31 December 2016|
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Response from MPSRathore | Reviewed this property |
Not busy if you go at the opening hours