Visit Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace & Basilica Cistern

If you're planning a trip to Istanbul and looking to visit some of the city's most famous historical sites, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Basilica Cistern Combo Ticket is an excellent option to consider. This combination package provides access to three of the city's most popular attractions, along with an audio guide to enhance your experience.

The Hagia Sophia is a highlight of the package, as it is one of Istanbul's most iconic landmarks. Originally built as a church in the 6th century, it was later converted into a mosque and now serves as a museum. With its impressive dome and stunning mosaics, the Hagia Sophia is a must-see attraction for anyone visiting Istanbul.

Topkapi Palace Museum is another fascinating site included in the package, offering a glimpse into the opulent lives of the Ottoman sultans who once lived there. The palace features sprawling courtyards, opulent pavilions, and an impressive collection of Ottoman treasures.

The third site included in the combo ticket is the Basilica Cistern, an underground water reservoir that dates back to ancient times. Visitors can explore the cistern's atmospheric chambers, supported by hundreds of columns and filled with fish swimming in the shallow water..

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  • Visit the Topkapi Palace, built by Mehmed the Conqueror between 1460 and 1478, and explore around 350,000 m² of area

  • Experience the grandeur of old-era as you walk through palace's centuries-old galleries, unique art & architecture

  • See a wide range of timeless artefacts, including gemstone weaponry, valuable jewels, & antiques, and delve into the rich history of the Ottoman Empire

  • Explore three famous monuments of the city including Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace & Basilica Cistern with a combo ticket

  • Book Topkapi Palace tickets and explore the exhibits like, the imperial collections, lives of sultans & queens to know about fascinating tales from past with an audio guide

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Must Know Before You Go
  • Individuals of all ages are welcome to join in this activity.
  • Fixed day ticket implies that this ticket will be applicable only for the date that you've booked the ticket, it won't be carried forward to next or any other day.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of arrival.
  • All foreign nationals must share their passport and visa details at the time of arrival.
  • Audio commentary is available in Chinese / English / Spanish / Arabic / Russian / German / French / Turkish / Italian / Polish.
  • Present your printed/mobile voucher.
  • Arrive at the meet-up location 15 minutes before the scheduled activity time.
  • Latecomers or no-shows can't be refunded.
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Inclusions and Highlights of Combo

  • Explore three of Istanbul's most iconic historical sites with a single ticket: the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Basilica Cistern.
  • Audio guide providing insights into the history and significance of each landmark
  • A personalized welcome and introduction by a professional English-speaking guide.
  • Admission to the Hagia Sophia, a world-renowned historical landmark
  • Admission to the Topkapi Palace, the former residence of Ottoman sultans, with opulent interiors, gardens, and a remarkable collection of artifacts
  • Admission to the Basilica Cistern, an ancient underground water storage system boasting unique architectural elements

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Best Time to Visit:

  • Hagia Sophia: Early morning or late afternoon to avoid crowds.
  • Topkapı Palace: Early morning to avoid crowds and the midday heat.
  • Basilica Cistern: Midday to escape the heat or in the evening for a unique lighting experience.


  • Hagia Sophia: Ayasofya Meydanı, Sultanahmet Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Topkapi Palace: Cankurtaran, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey.
  • Basilica Cistern: Mh., Yerebatan Cad. 13, 34410 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey.

Opening Hours:

Hagia Sophia:

  • Daily at 10:00 and 11:30
  • Fridays only at 10:00

Topkapi Palace:

  • Daily at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, and 15:00
  • Closed on Tuesdays

Basilica Cistern:

  • Daily at 12:30 and 13:30
  • Closed on Sundays

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FAQ'S of Combo

What is Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace & Basilica Cistern?

    Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace & Basilica Cistern are three of the most iconic landmarks in Istanbul, Turkey. Here's a brief overview of each location:

    • Hagia Sophia: Originally built as a church in the 6th century, Hagia Sophia has served as a mosque and now a museum. It is renowned for its stunning Byzantine architecture and impressive dome.
    • Topkapı Palace: Once the residence of the Ottoman sultans, Topkapı Palace is a sprawling complex of buildings and gardens that reflects the grandeur of the Ottoman Empire. It houses a rich collection of art, jewelry, and other artifacts.
    • Basilica Cistern: This ancient underground structure, built during the Byzantine era, was used to store water for the city. It features an eerie atmosphere and striking columns, and has been used as a location in several films.

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