Afternoon Tour of Topkapi Palace With Skip The Line Admission

Afternoon Tour of Topkapi Palace With Skip The Line Admission
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$58.24
Duration: 4 hours
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Enjoy a Half Day prioritized tour of the Topkapi Palace which one of UNESCO recognized monuments of Old Istanbul and its surroundings.  This tour will provide you the comfort of not waiting in the queues.

The tour starts with pick up from your hotel. The first attractions you will see, unique culture and heritage legacy; Topkapi Palace.Topkapi Palace is a large palace in Istanbul Turkey that was the primary residence of the Ottoman Sultans for approximately 400 years (1465-1856) of their 624-year reign. The Topkapi Palace is centered on various courtyards and gardens around which are arranged offices devoted to state business the buildings and pavilions serving as the residence of the sovereign and the buildings set aside for the court employees who lived in the palace.The next visit is to Caferaga Madrasah (a former educational unit built in 1559 by Architect Sinan). Today, it is a center for classrooms about traditional Turkish handicrafts such as calligraphy, ceramics, jewelry and so forth are taught, made and sold). The final visit is to Hippodrome which was the site of chariot races, celebrations, riots, executions and other important events through Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Hippodrome decorated with Roman, Egyptian and Ottoman monuments which are visible today. Your walk through Hippodrome takes about 45 minutes. The tour ends about 12.00 at noon time in Sultanahmet Square.

Enjoy a Half Day prioritized tour of the Topkapi Palace which one of UNESCO recognized monuments of Old Istanbul and its surroundings.  This tour will provide you the comfort of not waiting in the queues.