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Combo: Dolmabahce Palace + Topkapi Palace Skip-the-Line Tickets with Audio Guide

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Save money on this exciting combo with tours and skip-the-line access to two of Turkey's famous attractions, Topkapi Palace and Dolmabache Palace.

Highlights

  • With this combo ticket, enjoy exploring the Topkapi Palace, a symbol of the Ottoman Empire.

  • Step back in time and explore the once-administrative headquarters of the Ottoman Sultans dating back to the 15th century.

  • Visit the Dolmabahce Palace, built between 1843 and 1856, on the same day or the next day.

  • Enjoy a highlights tour of the Palace Garden and learn about the architecture and the last Sultan with an included audio guide.

  • Fun Fact: The kitchen in the Topkapi Palace has 20 chimneys where around 800 employees make meals for an estimated 4,000 people.

Inclusions

Topkapi Palace

  • Skip-the-line entry

Dolmabahce Palace

  • Skip-the-line entry

  • Audio guide in 9 languages

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Guests from United States, Romania, United Kingdom and over 6 countries have loved this experience
Majed Moawad

Majed

5/5

Nov, 2023

The tour guides were very informative and answered all of my questions.
Timis Mihai

Timis

5/5

Aug, 2023

There was an exceptional experience. Also the guide was very helpful.
Jennifer McArthur

Jennifer

4/5

Jul, 2023

Very simple and straightforward. Good orientation to the site and what to expect.

Save big with this combo ticket that offers a tour of both the Topkapi Palace and Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul!

Topkapi Palace

With skip-the-line tickets, bypass the large crowds and proceed straight to the security check. Go on a 1-hour tour of the historic Topkapi Palace, a museum featuring imperial collections from the Ottoman Empire. Learn stories and the colorful history of the palace, once the Ottoman Sultans' former residence. View 30,000 archived documents, discover the palace's architecture, the decorated dome ceilings, and hallways, visit holy relics and imperial kitchens, and see magnificent Chinese porcelain. From the outside terraces, see the Golden Horn.

Dolmabahce Palace

After you visit the Topkapi Palace, embark on a tour of the impressive Dolmabahce Palace garden. Learn about the last Sultan and the intricate architecture of the building. Discover what sets Dolmabahce Palace apart from Topkapi Palace. At your own pace, explore the Palace, Harem, and Painting Museum. Marvel at the gold-covered ceilings and admire the Bohemian crystal chandelier (4.5 tonnes). Gaze out at the picturesque Bosphorus as you explore 285 rooms and 46 halls of this stunning palace, built on a massive 1,10,000 m² area.

Topkapi Palace

Monday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Dolmabache Palace

MondayClosed
Tuesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Additional information

  • Use this ticket to visit both attractions in one day or spread them across 2 days, based on your flexibility to explore at your own pace.

  • You can visit each attraction only once.

Topkapi Palace

  • The following is allowed on this tour: outside food & drinks and photography.

  • Visitors must pass through security.

Dolmabahce Palace

  • The audio guide is available in English, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Arabic, and Chinese.

  • The following is allowed on this tour: outside food & drinks and photography.

  • Carry your ID to rent the audio guide.

  • Note that during the winter season (November 1 to March 31), the palace opens around 9am and closes around 4pm.

  • Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Mondays.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point to Topkapi Cafe

  • Meet your guide at Topkapi Cafe.

  • Address: Cankurtaran, Soğuk Çeşme Sk. No:4, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Türkiye.

  • Landmark: Outside the Palace next to Tourism Police kontejner.

Get Directions to Topkapi Cafe

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Sultanahmet. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses 121CS to get you there.

By Tram

  • The closest tram stop is Gülhane. It is a quick 8-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board tram T1 to get you there.

Meeting Point to Dolmabahce Palace

  • Meet your guide at Dolmabahçe Clock Tower.

  • Address: Vişnezade, Meclis-i Mebusan Cd. 38 A, 34357 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Türkiye.

  • Look for tour guides with red jackets, red shirts or red umbrellas.

Get Directions to Dolmabahce Palace

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Dolmabahçe Palace. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses 121CS, D31, D36, and more to get you there.

By Tram

  • The closest tram stop is Kabataş Tramvay istasyonu. It is a quick 6-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board tram T1 to get you there.

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