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Deluxe Card

Valid for 5 Days

  • Museum pass with Fast Track Entry to 10 museums & ticket for Bosphorus Cruise
  • 3 tours with a historian Guide (Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace & Harem, Basilica Cistern )
  • 20 Rides Public Transportation, Guide Book and Audio Guides
  • Free Hotel Delivery
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Have your Istanbul Welcome Card ready when you arrive in your hotel!
We deliver your pass for free before you arrival to your hotel so you can start exploring Istanbul straight away.

Benefits of this Card:

  • Fast track entry at the museums  (except Hagia Sophia)
  • Save time and save  money
  • Tours with one of the few historian guides in Istanbul
  • Benefit of the included public transportation
  • Bosphorus cruise with audio guide

Important Information:
We skip the ticket lines but can not skip the security line
Security line waiting times:
Topkapi Palace up to 15 minutes
Basilica Cistern up to 15 minutes
Hagia Sophia up to 60 minutes
Bosphorus Cruise up to 5 minutes
Galata Tower up to 45 minutes


► With this pass you just travel and discover Istanbul at your own pace Enjoy the tours with the historian guide Discover the amazing Bosphorus Listen to exciting stories at the audio guides at your own smartphone 

In order to download this application and use it properly, you must have a device with at least android version 10 or later.

Included in Deluxe Card:

► 3 Tours with Historian Guide
Discover the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace & Harem and the Basilica Cistern Tour with a Historian Guide. Visit the world famous historical monuments of Istanbul with a local specialist. Enjoy and learn about the legendary Hagia Sophia, the glorious Topkapi Palace and the Basilica Cistern with an official tour guide in Istanbul.

Tour Starting Times

  • Hagia Sophia
    Tour duration: 60 minutes
    Daily at 10:00

  • Topkapi Palace & Harem
    Tour duration: 90 minutes
    Daily except Tuesdays at 12:00

  • Basilica Cistern
    Tour duration: 30 minutes
    Daily at 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00

► 90 min. Bosphorus Cruise & Audio Guide
Our Marine Officer will welcome you at the pier and help you on the boat. You will enjoy this breathtaking cruise over the shimmering waters of Istanbul’s magnificent Bosphorus, and admire the cosmopolitan city from a completely different perspective while watching the beautiful views of the Orient and the Occident at the same time. Be ready to explore the highlights between Europe and Asia, pass by Historical Palaces, Fortresses and below the Bosphorus Bridge.

Daily cruise times: 12:45, 13:45, 14:45, 15:45

► 20 Rides Public Transportation Card 
Valid at Metro, Tram, Ferry, Funicular, Bus and Metrobus.


► Istanbul Guide Book and Map
Right after your order, we will send your english digital Istanbul guide book with the must do things, walking tours, useful information and city map as a PDF file to your e-mail account.


► 20% Discount at the Best Things To Do!
With the Premium Card, you have covered transportation and the most important highlights in Istanbul. After your reservation you will get your personal discount code, so you can book Airport TransfersWhirling Dervish ShowBosphorus Dinner CruiseLuxury Yacht Tour500 Year Historical Turkish BathPrinces' Island Ferry Tickets and many more additional tours, attractions and experiences in Istanbul for 20% less than the official price.

We wish you a pleasant stay in Istanbul!
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Your Istanbul Welcome Card Team

What to Expect:

  • Skip the lines, use the fast track entry, save up to 4 hours and enter the museums the fastest way.  (Except Hagia Sophia)
  • Enjoy tours with one of the few historian guides in Istanbul
  • Stay inside the museums as long as you want
  • Capture amazing pictures at Hagia Sophia, Topkapi, Basilica and the Bosphorus
  • Discover the city like a local with our Istanbul Walking Tours
  • Audio Guide App in following 9 Languages:
    English, German, Russian, Italien, Italien, Polish, Arabic, Chinese, Turkish

►  Skip the lines and benefit of fast track entry ► Discover the legendary Hagia Sophia, glorious Topkapi Palace and mysterious Basilica with a historian guide  Enjoy a Cruise on the Bosphorus Benefit of Free Hotel Delivery of your Cards Download the Audio Guide on your Smartphone and start exploring what you can expect easily from your sofa at home

Following Tickets and Tours are Included:

  • Fast track entry at:
    1. Topkapi Palace
    2. Harem
    3. Galata Mevlevi House
    4. Great Palace Mosaics Museum
    5. Hagia Irene
    6. Archaeological Museums
    7. Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum
    8. Rumeli Fortress
    9. Science and Technology in Islam
    10. Galata Tower


  • 60 min. Tour with Historian Guide at Hagia Sophia
  • 90 min. Tour with Historian Guide at Topkapi Palace & Harem
  • 30 min. Tour with Historian Guide at Basilica Cistern
  • 90 min. Bosphorus Cruise & Audio Guide
  • 20 Rides with Public Transportation
  • Digital Guide Book and Map


Not Included:

  • Fast Track Entry to the Hagia Sophia

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

​​​​​​Free Hotel Delivery:

  • We deliver your card before your arrival to your hotel.
  • Your name will be for 7 days on our list and you can join the included tours at available times.

Our Recommondation:

Dowload the included audio guide before your visit to your smartphone so you can have a look and listen what you can discover even from your sofa at home.

Audio guide app instructions:
• Step 1) Go to Apple or Play Store and search for ''YourMobileGuide''
• Step 2) Download ''YourMobileGuide''
• Step 3) Open the App and select '' All Audio Tours''
• Step 4) Select Turkey and then Istanbul and search for ''Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace''
• Step 5) You will receive your redemption code from your tour guide
• Please note, there is limited internet at the pier so please download the app prior to the cruise
• The app does not require internet once it has been downloaded (ensure you have activated GPS)

We wish you a wonderfull time in Istanbul.
If you have any questions please contact us.

You can cancel the reservation up to 48 hours before your arrival free of charge.

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User C


All The guide are fantastic and very kind. They are prepared and Smart. We spent a really perfect day

User A

Excellent Customer Service

We had a great experience having the Istanbul Welcome Card. Simeh was very helpful, responsive and communicative and patient with our many questions and went above and beyond helping us navigate our use of the IWC. Highly recommend!

User N

Sehr zu empfehlen

Ich kann die Istanbul Welcome Card nur empfehlen. Macht die Besichtigungen und Fahrten mit öffentlichen Verkehrsmittel sehr einfach.

User J

User S

Made it so easy!

I bought the 5 day deluxe card as it included the travel pass with 20 trips. It was waiting on me when I arrived at the hotel and having the pass made access to all the locations visited so much easier. Clear instructions were sent if meeting guides in busy locations. Guide was excellent and on back of 2 trips with him, specifically booked another knowing it was with Emre. The travel pass gave me the confidence to use public transport without worrying about paying the right amounts or getting off at the right places. It made me more likely to venture out and make full use of all the trips. I used underground, trams funicular and ferries, great value and so useful.

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