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Explore TopKapi

Located on a hill on the top of Istanbul’s old city and surrounded by the Marmara Sea, Topkapi was the residence of Ottoman rulers and therefore the administrative and political center of the empire. Astonishing buildings, colorful and detailed mosaic, heavenly gardens, fountains, and mosques compose the complex of Topkapi that hosted 5.000 residents and 10.000 during festive days!

Accompanied by our award-winning audio tours and value for money skip-the-line combos (e-ticket & audio tour), you will be amazed by the ottoman luxury and you will have the opportunity to discover the daily life of the ottoman court, the ambitions of the concubines as well as the secrets of the Sultans and what they had to do in order to stay alive and win the throne of the empire. Let the story begin!

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