Here is a brief summary of the most frequently asked questions

  • Is public transportation included in this Istanbul pass?

    • Yes, in the Istanbul Welcome Card pass is the transportation pass included. You can use all public transportation in Istanbul such as the metro, trams, ferries, funicular, buses and metrobus.
  • What is included in this Istanbul pass?

    • All must-see and must-visit attraction are included in this Istanbul pass. You can visit the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern with fast track entry. You can take a cruise on the Bosporus with self-guided audio tours, access public transportation and use a helpful digital guide book. With this card you will not miss any of the top sights.
  • Do I save money with the Istanbul Welcome Card pass?

    • Definitely! For example, when using the Premium Card, you are able to visit Hagia Sophia with an official guide, Topkapi Palace Fast Track Entry with Audio Guide and Highlights tour, take a Bosporus cruise with an Audio Guide, the Basilica Cistern Fast Track Entry and Highlights tour, access three Audio Guides, the Istanbul Guide Book and get ten Public Transportation rides while only spending 55 €, which would normally cost you 79 €. However, having all tickets and passes delivered directly to your hotel is the best part as saving time when traveling is priceless.
  • Who is the Istanbul Welcome Card pass for?

    • It’s for every traveler willing to discover the magic, beauty and charm of Istanbul at their own pace while saving money.
  • Does the Istanbul Welcome Card save time?

    • We all know that when traveling, time is precious. You don’t want to waste your day waiting in lines or traveling to different locations just to buy tickets. The Istanbul Welcome Card will be immediately delivered free of charge to your hotel, freeing up your entire day to spend as you’d like.
  • What are the advantages of this Istanbul Tourist Card?

    • The biggest advantages of this tourist card is independence and flexibility. The Istanbul Welcome Card guests do not have to rely on tour groups and waste time waiting for others. They are free to move about the city as they’d like, saving time and money.
  • How much does the Istanbul Welcome Card cost?

    • The price range of the pass is between 39 € to 99 €, according to the included activities and services. You determine the budget according to your time and interests.
  • What is the Best of Istanbul Welcome Card?

    • This card includes a special pack of best-seller attractions with a discount. It includes Istanbul favorites such as the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, a Bosporus cruise and self-guided tours around the best attractions and neighborhoods of Istanbul like Sultanahmet, Taksim, Galata Tower, Kadiköy, the Asian Side and many more.
  • How long is the Istanbul Welcome Card pass valid?

    • The pass is valid for seven days. During these seven days you can join the included tours and visit the attractions and sites at any operating time of the day.
  • Do I have to print any documents for the Istanbul Welcome Card?

    • No need for print-outs, the card will be delivered to your hotel and you can immediately use everything included without the need for extra tickets or vouchers.
  • Do children need a card?

    • Children below 5 years are free. Children 6 years and older need a card.
  • What is the Istanbul Welcome Card pass?

    • The Istanbul Welcome Card is a budget friendly pass for Istanbul which gives you fast track and easy entry access to the most popular attractions and museums in Istanbul.
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