Ottoman Relics Pass
Attractions & guided tours

Ottoman Relics Pass

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 48 hours
Do this because
  • Enjoy free access to 4 locations in Istanbul
  • Discover the beauty of the ancient past of the city
  • Save money buying a single 2-day pass instead of 4 entrance tickets
  • Save time with skip-the-line access to all locations
What to expect

The Ottoman Art Pass will grant you entrance to the 4 locations listed below. To visit the Topkapi Palace Museum, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar and the Turkish and Islamic Art Museum you must join guided tours which start at different meeting points.

The pass is valid for 2 days.

Topkapi Palace Museum
The primary residence of the Ottoman Sultans for nearly 400 years, you can visit it joining expert guides on a tour as they explain the fascinating history of this palace. The tour starts in front of the Carpet Museum (Halı Müzesi), opposite to the entrance to Topkapı Palace. Be at the meeting point to meet your guide 15 minutes before the starting time.

Blue Mosque
The famous blue tiling in the mosque's interior is one of a kind and simply breathtaking! Originally named after Sultan Ahmed I of the Ottoman Empire, the mosque is famous for its intricate and brightly colored tile work, hence the name Blue Mosque. The tour starts daily at the main bus stop for the Big Bus Tour Company at Sultanahmet Square. Look out for the dark red double-decker buses. It's about 20 metres (65 ft) in front of the Hagia Sophia Museum. The guide will be holding a white Istanbul Tourist Pass flag. Be at the meeting point to meet your guide 15 minutes before the starting time.

Grand Bazaar
With over 4000 shops, the Grand Bazaar is the oldest covered market (or bazaar) in Istanbul and one of the largest in the world. The tour starts daily at the main bus stop for the Big Bus Tour Company at Sultanahmet Square. Look out for the dark red double-decker buses. It's about 20 metres (65 ft) in front of the Hagia Sophia Museum. The guide will be holding a white Istanbul Tourist Pass flag. Be at the meeting point to meet your guide 15 minutes before the starting time.

Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum
Visit the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum and see the world's largest carpet collection including rare carpets from the Seljuk Empire, Iranian and Caucasian regions, collections of hand-written calligraphy, imperial edicts, ancient Qurans and many other written works.The tour starts daily at the main bus stop for the Big Bus Tour Company at Sultanahmet Square. Look out for the dark red double-decker buses. It's about 20 metres (65 ft) in front of the Hagia Sophia Museum. The guide will be holding a white Istanbul Tourist Pass flag. Be at the meeting point to meet your guide 15 minutes before the starting time.

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What's included
  • Entrance fees
  • Guided tour in English
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Infants (age 0-4): free
Where

Topkapi Palace Museum: Cankurtaran, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul

Blue Mosque: Sultan Ahmet, Atmeydanı Cd. No:7, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul

Grand Bazaar: Beyazıt, Kalpakçılar Cd. No:22, 34126 Fatih/İstanbul

Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum: Cankurtaran, Atmeydanı Cd. No:7, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul

Meeting point:

Meet the guide of the Topkapi Palace Museum in front of the Carpet Museum (Halı Müzesi), opposite the entrance to Topkapı Palace.

Meet the guide of the Blue Mosque tour, of the Grand Bazaar tour and of the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum at the main bus stop for the Big Bus Tour Company at Sultanahmet Square. Look for the dark red double-decker buses. It's about 20 metres (65 ft) in front of the Hagia Sophia Museum. The guide will be holding a white Istanbul Tourist Pass flag.

What to remember
  • You will visit the locations with a guided tours which will start at different meeting points
  • Please be at the meeting points 15 minutes before the start of each tour
  • The pass is valid for 2 days, with the first day being the one when you activate the pass by using it the first time
  • The pass is not personal and can be used by different people, but please remember that it will grant only 1 access to each venue
  • The pass is valid for 365 days after the day of purchase
  • Please check on https://istanbultouristpass.com/whats-included which locations are temporarily closed due to Covid-19
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When

The Topkapi Palace Museum is closed on Tuesday, open the other days of the week. Meet your guide at the meeting point at 2:00 pm on Monday, or at 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm from Wednesday to Sunday

The Blue Mosque is open daily. The tour starts at the meeting point Monday and Tuesday at 11:30 am, Wednesday to Sunday at 2:30 pm

The Grand Bazaar is open from Monday to Saturday. Meet your guide at the meeting point at 4:45 pm

The Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum is closed on Monday, open Tuesday to Sunday. Meet your guide at the meeting point at 12:00 pm

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Provider
City Berry Tourism
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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