Istanbul - Topkapi Palace- Home of Sultans and Concubines

Topkapi Palace- Home of Sultans and Concubines

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(131 reviews)
Old Istanbul , Istanbul, Turkey
60 mins

About the tour

Topkapi palace is suited at the heart of the old Istanbul. This is the spot that was first chosen by Constantine the Great for his palace in 330 AD. Later replaced by Ottoman palace in the 1460s. This palace hosted the Ottoman Empire for about 400 years until they moved to their new palace. In this tour you will hear lots of stories about the Sultans’ life, their success of concurring, love stories, jealousies and greed between the Sultan’s wives.

Meet your local guide


Salih loves introducing Istanbul to people from different parts of to the world. He has been living in Istanbul for more then twenty years and felt at home from the first day he saw it. Salih started work as a guide in 2007 leading the groups in all over Turkey and since 2012 he's back to leading small group tours in Istanbul only. Beside showing the highlights of Istanbul he likes showing the hidden Istanbul, food markets and the selected restaurant and cafes. Salih feels blessed to live in this unique city which is the home for about sixteen millions of people and it manages very well to be great host. He's here to help his guests see this lovely city in the best way with providing a great selection from secrets and the highlights of Istanbul.

Salih has been guiding since Apr 2007

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Istanbul with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Istanbul. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the guide’s hard work, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

See a tour in action

How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Vera F.

17 May 2021

Salih is a knowledgeable and thorough guide, great tour!

Janet G.

17 May 2021

Great tour guide who gave an excellent tour. Thank you so much!!

Linda W.

17 May 2021

Loved the tour. Very interesting. Thank you

Tammy S.

17 May 2021

well done, very interesting

Jessica T.

17 May 2021

Loved the tour! Very knowledgeable!

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