Prices, Tickets & Audio Guide for Topkapi Palace Museum 

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Choose your Topkapi Palace Ticket:

Find here an overview of the most recommended Topkapi Palace tickets to enhance your visit to this iconic destination in Istanbul. These include official tickets, combination tickets with access to other nearby attractions, and guided tours and audio guides. 

We are confident that these tickets and tours will help you make the most of your experience and fully appreciate the significance of this historic palace. 

Bestseller Topkapi Palace Ticket

Avoid long waiting lines and enter the 15th-century palace of Topkapı at ease with this skip-the-line ticket. Spend time exploring Istanbul’s most celebrated attraction, and explore the lavish collections of Ottoman Turkey’s famed sultans. + more details

Most Selling Topkapi Palace Guided Tours

Discover the Topkapi Palace the easy way with a skip the line entry and an Audio Guide on your smarthone. Inside the Topkapi Palace explore the four main courtyards, the Harem section, Audience Hall, the high court, the treasury and much more. + more details

Explore the Topkapi Palace and its Harem on this guided tour that includes skip-the-line tickets. Uncover the Ottoman royal family's history in their iconic palace. + more details

Most Preferred Combo Tours

Want the best of Istanbul without denting your pocket? Go for this combo ticket that lets you into Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, and Blue Mosque. + more details

Maximize savings with this 4-in-1 combo tickets & tours. Explore Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque with an expert guide! + more details

Best Value Combo Pass

The MegaPass is covering all top museums in Istanbul like Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace & Harem, Basilica Cistern, Dolmabahce Palace. Besides these top attractions you enjoy a Bosphorus Cruise, Blue Mosque tour and you can benefit of the Hop On Hop Off Bus, Asian Side walking tour. + more details


  • Topkapı Palace Combine Ticket II (Topkapı Palace + Hagia Irene + Harem) *
  • Ticket Price for Domestic Visitors: 250 TL
  • Ticket Price for Foreign Visitors: 1500 TL
  • Discount Ticket Price: 75 TL

The most popular ticket purchased by customers


  • Harem **
  • Ticket Price for Domestic Visitors: 100 TL
  • Ticket Price for Foreign Visitors: 500 TL
  • Discount Ticket Price: 250 TL

Purchasing an admission ticket for the Harem alone is not possible. An additional entry ticket for Topkapi Palace must also be purchased. It is possible to purchase the tickets separately, but it is more economical to purchase them together. Find more information about the Harem here.

  • Hagia Irene ***
  • Ticket Price for Domestic Visitors: 90 TL
  • Ticket Price for Foreign Visitors: 500 TL
  • Discount Ticket Price: 40 TL

*** Purchasing an admission ticket to visit only Hagia Irene is possible. You do not need to purchase a ticket for Topkapı Palace to visit Hagia Irene. Find more details about Hagia Irene here.


Combo tickets are a great and advantageous way to make the most of your visit to the Topkapi Palace and see even more of the city

These tickets include admission to the palace, as well as access to other popular attractions in the area. 

By purchasing a combo ticket, you can save time and money, as well as enjoy a seamless and hassle-free experience.

We offer a range of combo ticket options to choose from, so you can customize your visit to suit your interests and schedule. Don't miss out on the opportunity to see more of Istanbul with a combo ticket from the Topkapi Palace.

Please note: Topkapı Palace Combined Tickets are valid for 1 day from the date of purchase.

  • The Museum Card is valid at Topkapi Palace with the exceptions of Topkapı Palace Harem and Hagia Irene sections.
  • The palace is free for domestic and foreign visitors aged 0-6.
  • Discounted ticket service is offered for students between the ages of 07-25 who present their student ID card.
  • Topkapı Palace is free for TR and TRNC citizens under the age of 18. Discounted ticket service is available for TR and TRNC citizens between 18–25 years.
  • Foreign students aged 12-25 who present their international student ID card pay twice the price of the discounted ticket.
  • 20% Discount is applied to tour companies that bring 20 or more visitors to Topkapi palace.
  • Thematic Tours are held with 3 or more full fare tickets.

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  • Topkapi Palace: A time journey through the Ottoman centuries (€ 5.59)
  • Available in 9 languages: English, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Arabic, Chinese, Turkish
  • "Listen at home" mode allows you to plan and schedule your visit ahead of time.
  • Free city guide for Istanbul included in app (online map)
  • Attractive discounts on tickets and tours

Audio guides are a great option for those who prefer to explore a place independently, rather than in a group. 

With the self-guided audio tour "Topkapi Palace: A time journey through the Ottoman centuries," you can learn about the collections of the Ottoman rule at your own pace, with audio commentary providing insights into the different courtyards, chambers, and exhibits. 

This audio guide app, written by local experts, allows you to take breaks whenever you want and plan your own itinerary through the hundreds of rooms at the Topkapi Palace.

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