Istanbul

3 Museums & 3 Palaces in a day

A unique program that covers the most important Museums and Palaces most visitors skip during their visit to Istanbul. Therefore, we came up with this program, and providing transportation service, taking you to the museums and palaces and wait for you until you finish at each museum and palace. Perfect for those with passion for exploring the cultural heritage of different civilizations and the grandeur of historic architecture and fine art.

Covering

  • Turkish Islamic Art Museum – Istanbul Archeological Museum – Turkish Modern Art Museum
  • Lunch break
  • DolmaBahce Palace – Yildiz Palace – BeylerBeyi Palace
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Tour Program

08:30 to 09:00 am Pick up at your hotel, apartment or cruise port and take you to the following Museums and Palaces

1. Turkish Islamic Art
MuseumThe Turkish Islamic Art Museum is a captivating museum located in the historic Ibrahim Pasha Palace in Istanbul. As the name suggests, the museum showcases a remarkable collection of Islamic art and artifacts from various periods and regions. Its vast collection includes exquisite examples of calligraphy, ceramics, metalwork, textiles, carpets, and manuscripts and more

2. Istanbul Archeological Museum
The Istanbul Archaeological Museum houses a vast collection of artifacts from different civilizations, showcasing the rich history of the region. Visitors can marvel at ancient Greek and Roman sculptures, intricate Byzantine artifacts, ancient Egyptian treasures, and an extensive collection of Islamic art. Highlights include the Alexander Sarcophagus, the Tiled Kiosk, and the stunning collection of antique sarcophagi. The museum provides a fascinating journey through time, allowing visitors to delve into the diverse cultures that have shaped Istanbul and its surrounding regions.


3. Turkish Modern Art Museum
The Istanbul Modern Art Museum is dedicated to showcasing the work of contemporary Turkish artists, including paintings, sculptures, installations, and multimedia pieces. The museum provides insight into the diverse and evolving Turkish art scene, and its rotating exhibitions keep visitors coming back time and time again.

-Lunch break-

4. DolmaBahce Palace
An impressive example of Ottoman architecture, showcasing a mix of styles that include baroque, rococo, and neoclassical elements. Visitors can explore the extensive palace complex, including the Grand Ceremonial Hall, a majestic room with a 36-metre long crystal chandelier gifted by Queen Victoria, among other jewels of decorative art. The palace is also home to a collection of imperial treasures, including furniture, paintings, and precious objects, providing a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle of Ottoman sultans and their court.

5. Yildiz Palace
The complex features several pavilions and buildings, each with its unique architectural style, including Ottoman, Rococo, and Neo-Classical influences. Explore the beautifully decorated rooms, including the impressive Ceremonial Hall and the Sale of Gifts, which displays lavish gifts from foreign leaders. The palace grounds are adorned with picturesque gardens, pavilions, and kiosks, perfect for a leisurely stroll.

6. Beylerbeyi Palace
A magnificent waterfront palace located on the Asian side of the Bosphorus Strait, was built during the 19th century during the reign of Sultan Abdulaziz and served as a summer residence and guesthouse for visiting foreign dignitaries. The palace showcases a blend of Ottoman and European architectural styles, with influences from Rococo, Baroque, and Ottoman classical elements. Visitors can explore the opulent rooms adorned with beautiful furniture, exquisite chandeliers, and intricate artwork. Notable features include the Marble Hall, with intricately designed marble walls, and the luxurious Mabeyn-i Hümâyûn, where the sultan received guests. The palace gardens are also a delight to explore, with lush greenery, fountains, and stunning views of the Bosphorus.

End of your visit to Beylerbeyi Palace we will provide a transfer back to your hotel.

From $….. US Dollars per person
Contact us with your travel dates & number of guests, to get accurate price information

Includes
* Pick up and drop of at the hotel
* Minibus and driver for 8 hours
* Parking, Fuel, Bridge Crossing fees

Excludes
* Tips
* Lunch
* Addimssions

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