Museum is open everyday except Tuesdays. Museum is also closed at first days of the religious festive days untill afternoon.
Sacred Relics Department
We ask that you refrain from entering the Sacred Relics Department with shorts, mini-skirts, tank tops, or strapless clothing.
Hagia Irene Church, which is located at first courtyard of The Topkapi Palace, is opened to visit for visitors. The Hagia Irene Church can be visited as individual visitor from now on. Ticket Price is 20 TL for one person.
Exhibiton hall is not visited with baby car. Please don’t forget this rule before buy a ticket.
If you want to visit Harem you have to buy a seperate ticket from the ticket booths where stands outside of the museum or in front of the Harem entrance. Ticket Price for one person for the Harem entrance is 25 TL.
Please, do not take photo inside the exhibition halls in which contains/displays objects for avoid interrupting other visitors' tour and avoid harm objects with flashlight
Topkapı Palace was constructed between 1460 and 1478 by Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror
Palace served as the home of the Ottoman sultans and their court until the middle of the 19th century.