Istanbul Museum Pass Worth It? 2021

Istanbul Museum Pass is a useful tool for those who want to visit museums in Istanbul. It provides cheaper entrance compared to normal museum tickets and saves you from waiting in front of the ticket offices. In this article, I would like to introduce you to the museum card of Istanbul. Types of Museum Cards…

Blue Mosque History, Architecture, Hours

The Sultanahmet district, which houses the most important historical buildings of Istanbul, takes its name from this mosque built by the Sultan Ahmed. The Blue Mosque, which is adjacent to Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, hosts millions of visitors every year. The original name of the mosque is the Sultanahmet Mosque. However, because the most…

Things to Know About Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia is the most precious historical building in Istanbul. Hagia Sophia, which is visited by an average of three million people a year, has become a mosque again since 2020. In this article, you can find things to know while visiting Hagia Sophia. Since Hagia Sophia is no longer a museum, you do not…

Dolmabahce Palace Ticket Price & Hours

Dolmabahce Palace is a magnificent palace built in the last years of the Ottoman Empire. You can find brief information about the history and architecture of the palace in this article. Dolmabahce Palace ticket price & opening hours are also noted. Before the article, I would like to give you a tip for fast entry…

Topkapi Palace Ticket Price and Hours

Topkapi Palace is among the most visited museums in Istanbul. You can find brief information about the history and architecture of the palace in this article. In addition, Topkapi Palace ticket price and opening hours are also noted. You can also find a link at the end of the article where you can buy online…

Istanbul Museums Entry Fees and Hours

Entry fees and visiting hours of Istanbul Museums change every year. For this reason, the article needs to be updated frequently. Even the statuses of some museums have changed since 2018, when I first wrote this article. For example, Hagia Sophia and Kariye are no longer museums. Both of them started serving as mosques and…