Ottoman Relics (Half Day Afternoon Walking Tour)
Sultans Tombs; there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at St. Sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, green, blue, and red flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophaguses.
(Sultans Tombs closed on Monday, replaced with Little Hagia Sophia Mosque)
Topkapi Palace; the great palace of the Ottoman sultans from 15th to 19th centuries, housing an exquisite collection of precious gems, jewelry thrones of sultans, costumes worn by the sultans and their families, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; Chaber of Sacred Relics.
(Harem is not included in the program, extra entrance fee applicable – Topkapi Palace closed & this tour is not operated on Tuesday)