Tickets for Istanbul Welcome Card

Your all-access card to the best of Istanbul

Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
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Audio guide: Arabic, Chinese, English, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
Smartphone tickets accepted

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  • Enjoy a relaxing boat trip on the Bosporus as well as a handy city guide and map straight to your inbox
  • Easily access public transport around Istanbul, with a set number of trips included on your card
  • Skip the long queues for Istanbul's most popular attractions, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern


Alright, so we can't offer you a personal Turkish guide to escort you around Istanbul, but the Istanbul Welcome Card is the next best thing. See the city, get from A to B, and go inside cultural hot spots with one handy card.

The Istanbul Welcome Card consists of ten trips on public transport, a cruise on the turquoise waters of the Bosporus, and tours with a certified local guide to the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern.

After each tour you can explore the attractions at your own pace, staying in for as long as you want.


What's included

Guided tour of Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern
Cruise on the Bosporus
Free use of public transportation (up to 10 times)
Audio guide app
Travel guide and map
Discounts of up to 20% at local partners

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  • Changes are possible for this ticket


Newsagent kiosk
Cankurtaran, 34122, Istanbul
Hagia Sophia
Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Ayasofya Meydanı, Fatih, 34122, Istanbul
  • Swap your smartphone voucher for your Istanbul Welcome Card at the newsagent kiosk across from the Hagia Sophia and next to the Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam
  • Show your card at the tours and attractions included

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