Half-Day Private Tour: Istanbul Shore Excursion With Topkapi Palace

From USD 40
Per Person
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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Salipazari Istanbul Cruise Port
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


This private 4-hour shore excursion visits Istanbul landmarks including Topkapi Palace, the Suleymaniye Mosque and the Grand Bazaar. This guided tour includes port pickup and drop-off from the Istanbul Cruise Port.


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

Know More about this tour

Begin the tour by meeting your guide at the cruise port. Visit the Topkapi Palace, in the Old City, which is declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Now, it is the home to the priceless collections of porcelain, jewelry, calligraphy and many masterpieces of art. Continue on to the Suleymaniye Mosque, ranking as one of the masterpieces of the famous Ottoman architect Sinan, this mosque was built in the name of Suleiman the Magnificent during the 16th century. Finally, spend some time exploring the Grand Bazaar. Turkey's largest covered market with 4,000 shops offering excellent shopping such as beautiful tiles, copper and brassware, apparel made of leather, cotton and wool, meerschaum pipes and all sorts of other things. At the conclusion of the 4-hour shore excursion, return to your cruise ship.


  • Entrance fees
  • Professional tour guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan


  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Visit to the Harem in Topkapi Palace is not included. Entrance will be at your own expense. St. Sophia is closed on Mondays. Instead you will visit Underground Cistern. Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays instead you will take a Bosphorus Cruise. Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays, instead you will visit the open-air bazaar

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Dress code is smart casual