Istanbul Welcome Card
Attractions & guided tours

Istanbul Welcome Card

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , Arabic , German , Russian , Polish , Chinese
Availability: 7 days
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 168 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Receive Istanbul's ultimate welcome card
  • Enjoy fast track entry to museums
  • Travel comfortably around Istanbul
  • Get discounts on other activities
What to expect

Explore Istanbul and discover its charm with a 7-day welcome card. Get fast-track entry to Istanbul's highlights including the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Bosphorus cruise.

You will also receive a guide book and metro map on booking with must-see locations, tour suggestions and useful information, as well as a personal discount code to the partner's store, so you can book additional tours, attractions, experiences and transfers in Istanbul.

Premium Card (7 days):

  • Hagia Sophia fast track entry, highlights tour and audio guide app available daily at 10.00am, 10.30am and 11.00am. Choose the time that suits you best, meet your guide in front of the splendid Hagia Sophia, and skip the long lines directly to the entrance. You can save up to 2 or 3 hours.You will get a brief 45-minute highlights tour about the long history of Hagia Sophia and how to get to the different parts of the building. After the tour you can stay inside as long as you want
  • Topkapi Palace fast track entry, highlights tour and audio guide app available daily (except Tuesdays) at 10.00am, 11.00am 12.00pm, 2:00pm, 3.00pm. Meet your guide at the III Ahmet Fountain, for a 30 minute highlights tour about the history of the Topkapi Palace and where to find different courtyards and galleries. After the tour you can stay inside as long as you want
  • Basilica fast track entry daily (except Tuesdays) at 12.00pm, 1:00pm and 3.00pm. Venture into the underground palace that is filled with ancient wonders such as the Medusa Pillar Bases, and the Hen’s Eye Column. This sunken palace has so much to hold that they shot scenes of Hollywood movies in it. Exploring had never been this adventurous.After the tour you can stay inside as long as you want
  • Bosphorus cruise: Enjoy a breathtaking 90-minute cruise over the shimmering waters of Istanbul’s magnificent Bosphorus. See bridges, palaces, fortresses, seaside residences and many other historical places. You can join the cruise everyday, every hour between 11.00am and 5.00pm. The marine officer will be waiting for you at the Istanbul Welcome Card pier at Eminönü Ferry Station at the Golden Horn, just across from the Spice Bazaar and next to the Galata Bridge.
  • Public Transportation Card: you will receive the public transportation card loaded with 10 Tickets which can be reloaded at any station once finished
  • Audio guide app for your own smartphone for the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Bosphorus. Discover all sights easily before your visit and see the real attractions when you pass by them.
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What's included
  • 5-10-20 tickets for the public transportation according to the chosen card
  • Fast track entrance to different attractions according to the chosen card
  • Discounts at selected partners for all cards
  • Bosphorus Cruise for all cards
  • Guide book and metro map for all cards
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Where

Newspapaper Kiosk: Cankurtaran Mah. , Ayasofya Meydanı 10, Sultanahmet

Meeting point:
Please bring your voucher to Newspapaper Kiosk, in front of Hagia Sophia, to receive your card.
What to remember
  • You can visit each museum one time
  • Reservations for the tours are not required: your name will be for 7 days on the list. You can come at the available days and times and meet your Istanbul welcome card guide
  • All tours will be in English
  • Audio guide app is available in English, German, Italian, French, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, Chinese and Polish
    • Download instructions will be found on your voucher after purchase
    • Please do not forget to bring your own headphones for your smartphone
  • Appropriate and respectful clothing is required when visiting the Hagia Sophia
    • Women: shorts or skirts must be at least knee-length, no exposed shoulders or chest. Hair should be partially covered with a scarf
    • Men: shorts must be at least knee-length, no exposed shoulders
    • For those who do not meet the required dress code, clothes and scarves can be purchased at the entrance for about four Euros
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When
  • This card is valid for 7 days from selected date
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Provider
Istanbul Welcome Card
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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