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Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern Tickets

Discover Istanbul’s vibrant culture by visiting its top 3 attractions with only one ticket. 

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern tickets give you fast-track entry to its infamous attractions.

An expert will accompany you throughout the tour, offering in-depth information and helpful tips. 

If English is not your preferred language, fret not! 

An audio guide app is available in seven languages, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience. 

Start with a visit to the Hagia Sophia, which has held the title of the largest Christian church in the world for the past 1,000 years.

Continue your exploration by visiting the majestic Topkapi Palace, steeped in luxury and royal charm.

It was also the residence of Ottoman Sultans for centuries. 

The palace unveils a fascinating mix of history, stunning architecture, and precious treasures.

To wrap up this tour, visit the remarkable 1500-year-old Basilica underground water cistern, renowned for its famous Medusa heads.

After the tour, you can freely explore the attraction and enjoy its irresistible charm.

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern tour tickets give you two options:

1: Choose the 10 AM timeslot, and you can experience all the tours in a single day with the same tour guide within a 5-hour.

2: Spread the tours across three days, allowing you to visit the sites as and when you like.

Ticket Includes 

  • English-speaking guide
  • 60-minute Hagia Sophia tour
  • 60-minute Topkapi Palace tour and ticket
  • 20-minute Basilica Cistern tour and ticket
  • Audio app for the Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, and Topkapi Palace in Spanish, English, German, Italian, Russian, French, and Turkish

Meeting Point

Meet the guide at ”Yesil Ev” (Green House), on a side street in Sultanahmet Square close to Derviş Cafe between the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. 

The tour guides have flags and are easy to spot.

Location: Cankurtaran, Kabasakal Cd. No:7, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkiye

Ticket Prices 

Ticket TypeVisitors AgePrice
EnglishAdult ticket (8 to 99 years)
Child ticket (Up to 6 years )
$88
Free Entry
Spanish1 Participant$98

Know Before You Go

  • During the high season, expect a security waiting time of up to 1 hour at Hagia Sophia. Your tour guide will make this time enjoyable by sharing valuable information about daily life and the history of Istanbul.
  • Although we skip the ticket lines for these attractions, please note every visitor has to go through the security line. The security check may take up to 10 minutes.
  • Dress modestly with arms and legs covered. 
  • Women must wear headscarves to cover their heads.
  • If you forget to bring a scarf, you can purchase one at the entrance for 2 euros.
  • Bring your headphones.

Instructions for Audio Guide App

  • Go to the Apple Store or Play Store and search “YourMobileGuide.”  
  • Download the “YourMobileGuide” app. 
  • Then open the app and select “All Audio Tours.” 
  • In the search field at the top, type “ymg4” for Hagia Sophia, “ymg7” for Basilica Cistern, and “ymg5” for Topkapi Palace. 
  • Click on “activate code” to start the audio.

Reserve and Cancellation Policy

  • Reserving now and paying later allows for flexible travel plans. The system will automatically charge the card 72 hours before the start of the activity, although earlier payment is possible as well.
  • Cancel 24 hours before your visit for a full refund.

Featured Image: Mozcann, Frimufilms (Canva)

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