Step back in time to the heyday of the Ottoman Empire on a full-day tour of three spectacular Ottoman palaces. Your knowledgeable guide takes you through the sprawling Topkapi Palace and its harem section. Take a break for lunch in Sultanahmet (own expense), then continue to Dolmabahçe Palace, where the last Ottoman Sultan lived and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the first President of Turkey, entertained foreign visitors. Finally, enjoy a stroll through the gardens of Yildiz Palace, built in 1880 for the 34th Sultan.
Private tour of Topkapi, Dolmabahçe and Yildiz Palaces in Istanbul
Learn about the Ottoman Empire and the sultans’ palace life from the informative guide
Tour the immense Topkapi Palace and its harem rooms
Admire the more modern amenities of Dolmabahçe Palace and views of the Bosphorous River
Take in Yildiz Palace and its imperial gardens
Includes afternoon tea, private guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off