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Museum Tours
  • Duration: 4
  • Location: İstanbul
  • Age: 0-99
  • Capacity: 2-15

Full-Day Istanbul Museums Tour

Embark on a journey through Istanbul's rich history with our Full Day Istanbul Museum Tour. This tour offers a comprehensive exploration of Istanbul's most iconic museums. Here's a suggested itinerary:
9:00 AM: Start at the Istanbul Archaeology Museums
Start your day at the Istanbul Archaeology Museums, which consist of three museums: Archaeological Museum, Museum of the Ancient Orient, and the Tiled Kiosk Museum. Here, you can see artifacts from thousands of years ago and learn about the city's history.
11:00 AM: Visit the Topkapi Palace Museum
Next, head to the Topkapi Palace Museum. This was the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years. Its lush courtyards and intricate architecture are a sight to behold. Don't forget to visit the Harem, where the sultan’s family lived.
1:00 PM: Lunch Break
Take a break for lunch. There are several great restaurants nearby where you can try traditional Turkish cuisine.
2:00 PM: Head to the Hagia Sophia Museum
After lunch, make your way to the Hagia Sophia Museum. Known for its impressive dome, this architectural masterpiece has served as a cathedral, mosque, and now a museum.
4:00 PM: Explore the Istanbul Modern Art Museum
Round off your day with a visit to the Istanbul Modern Art Museum. This museum is Turkey's first private museum to organize modern and contemporary art exhibitions. You'll find a vast array of Turkish contemporary art, photography, and design exhibitions.
6:00 PM: End of Tour
Return to your starting point to conclude the tour. This full-day museum tour provides a deep dive into Istanbul's history, culture, and art. Please note that times are approximate and the pace of the tour can be adjusted according to your preference.

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