News and Announcements

Monday, July 15, 2019
Topkapı Palace Museum entrance fees will be applied like below starting from the date July 15th 2019. ------ Topkapı Palace Museum : 72 TL Harem : 42 TL Hagia Irene Monument: 36 TL
Sunday, June 30, 2019
President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and First Lady Emine Erdoğan visited the exhibition "The Treasures and the tradition of "Lâle" in the Ottoman Empire" in Kyoto, Japan. During the visit that Her Imperial Highness Princess Akiko, Minister of Culture and Tourism Mehmet Nuri... ... Devamı

Topkapı Palace Selections

This gate, built as the main entrance on the palace’s Hagia Sophia side in the time of Sultan Mehmed II (the Conqueror...
On the edge of the Second Courtyard stands the Domed Chamber which in a sense represents the universal nature of the...
The Audience Chamber (Arz Odası) The Audience Chamber was where the grand vizier would come to present the sultan with...
The Privy Room (Has Oda) / The Chamber Of The Holy Relics (Mukaddes Emanetler Dairesi) The Privy Room, built during the...
The Baghdad Pavilion The construction of the Baghdad Pavilion began just as Sultan Murad IV embarked on his Baghdad...
Second largest church of the Eastern Roman Empire, following Hagia Sophia, Hagia Eirene was built on top of an older...

Collection Highlights

Among the most invaluable collections in the Topkapı Palace Museum is its Chinese porcelain collection, displayed in...
The Privy Room (Has Oda) was constructed in the Inner Courtyard in the time of Sultan Mehmed II (r. 1451-81) to serve...
The weaponry used by the Ottoman army was manufactured in various workshops and stored in armories called “cebehâne”...

Museum Information

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

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 36 TL for one person.

Baby Cars

Exhibiton hall is not visited with baby car. Please don’t forget this rule before buy a ticket. 

Harem Section

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 42 TL.

Photo Shooting

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

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