Save time and money with this combo! Enjoy hassle free entrance to Istanbul’s TOP 3 Attractions: Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, and Topkapı Palace! With this combo you skip the ticket lines (security lines can’t be skipped) for fast entrance, to make the most of your time. Get the most important information and tips from your English speaking tour guide. If English is not your best language, don’t worry! You also get an audio app in 7 different languages!
All trips to Istanbul should include a visit to Hagia Sophia the largest Christian church in the world for 1,000 years (and since 500 years a Mosque), the majestic Topkapı Palace, home to Ottoman Sultans for centuries, and the 1,500-year-old Basilica underground water cistern, famous for its Medusa heads and many Hollywood Blockbusters. All attractions are located right next to each other in the old town on Sultanahmet Square.
Meet your guide at the Sultanahmet Square (Yeşil Evi / Green House) and enter these attractions the fast way! Once inside, your licensed tour guide will give highlights tour, then you are free to explore more at your own pace with your audio app. The audio guide includes exciting stories and more interesting information.
With this Combo there are 2 different options:
You can do all tours in one day with the same tour guide in 5 hours.
Or you can spread the tours across three days, giving you freedom to see things as and when you like. The tour guides are easy to spot at the attractions as they have a flag.
Skip the ticket lines✓Benefit from fast track entry (except Hagia Sophia) ✓ Discover the legendary Hagia Sophia, glorious Topkapı Palace and mysterious Basilica with a local specialist ✓ Download the audio guide on your smartphone and easily start exploring what you can expect from your sofa at home ✓
Skip the ticket lines (except Hagia Sophia)
60 min Hagia Sophia Tour
60 min Topkapi Palace Tour
20 min Basilica Cistern Tour
All entrance fees
English speaking tour guide
Audio app in English, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, French, Turkish
Fast Track Entry to Hagia Sophia. Your tour guide will entertain you during your waiting time.
Harem section in Topkapı Palace
The Harem is separate museum inside Topkapı Palace
If you are interested in Harem, our guide will show you the way
Description of the Meeting Point
The meeting point with your tour guide for Tour Option 1 and Tour Option 2 is at ''Yeşil Ev'' (Green House) located on a side street in Sultanahmet Square close to Derviş Cafe between the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. The meeting point is open between 9:30am until 3:30pm.
Option 1 (Recommended) Meet your tour guide at the ''Yeşil Ev'' meeting point (directions above ↑ ). The meeting point is open between 9:30am until 3:30pm. If you come to the meeting at 09:30 am(except Tuesdays) you can visit all attractions in one day with the same tour guide.
Meet your tour guide at the ''Yeşil Ev'' meeting point (directions above ↑ ). The meeting point is open between 9:30am until 3:30pm. Visit all 3 attractions at with your tour guide at following tour times.
60 min Hagia Sophia tour daily at: 10 am and 2 pm. Fridays only at 2 pm.
60 min Topkapı Palace tour daily except Tuesdays at: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm and 4 pm
20 min Basilica Cistern tour daily at: 10 am, 11 am (except Tuesdays), 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm
We skip the ticket lines but can not skip the security line.
At Hagia Sophia please expect a security waiting time of up to 1 hour during the high season. While you are waiting, your tour guide will entertain you with valuable information about daily life and the history of Istanbul.
At Topkapı Palace and the Basilica Cistern we skip the ticket lines but can not skip the security line. The security check can take up to 10 minutes.
During the waiting times, don’t worry! Your guide will entertain you with interesting stories and facts about the sights and Istanbul, and you can also ask questions.
HAGIA SOPHIA DRESS CODE Remember to wear modest clothing (arms and legs covered). Women must cover their hair with a scarf. If you forget to bring your own scarf, you can buy one at the entrance for 2 Euro.
Please Remember: • Bring your headphones • Bring your charged smartphone • No entry to the attractions without your tour guide. • No Topkapı Palace tours on Tuesdays. • Hagia Sophia security check can take up to 1 hour. • The Tour Guide Speaks English. • Please download the audio app before your tour. • Be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour starts
Important information: With your guide, you will skip the ticket lines, but we can not skip the security line. During high season the security check can take up to 30 minutes.
Rebooking & Cancellation Policy: You want to change the validity dates? No problem, we will do this for you. You want to cancel? No problem, you can cancel your reservation anytime and get your refund.