Guided Great Palace Mosaics Museum Tour

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€15 Regular Ticket Value

Are you ready to visit the Great Palace Mosaic Museum, one of the Mosaic Arts of Anatolia?

Mosaic art is among the most unique kinds of art, with deep historical roots in Anatolia. The Great Palace Mosaic Museum in Istanbul includes about 250 of these huge ancient images made of thousands of tiny colored pieces if you want to view some of the best examples.

Mosaics from early Byzantine palaces are on show here, and they are fascinating historical objects that take us hundreds of years back in time. With the help of guides from Istanbul Tourist Pass who have significant history knowledge, you will be able to see this magnificent museum to its fullest.

Check out our Guided Tours Timetable and add Great Palace Mosaic Museum | Mosaic Art of Anatolia to your Istanbul itinerary today!  

About The Guided Great Palace Mosaics Museum Tour

Mobile ticketing - No need for printed voucher, we're digital!

Duration - 90 minutes Check the time table to see starting times.

Instant confirmation - No reservation is required.

Guide - English



Opportunity to see the best examples of mosaic art!

Don't miss any detail thanks to our tour guides with extensive historical knowledge!

There are more than 250 of these large ancient images made up of thousands of small colored pieces waiting for you!



Entry to the Great Palace



Covid-19 precautions

Safety - All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

Social - Distancing is maintained in museums

Mask - Wearing mask is mandatory during museum visit

Limited Visitors - To reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited

Great Palace Mosaic Museum

One of the most unique styles of art that has strong bonds to the history of Anatolia is the mosaic art. If you ever want to see some of its best examples, there are more than 250 of these large ancient images made of thousands of small colored pieces in the Great Palace Mosaic Museum Istanbul

The mosaics exhibited here are from the early Byzantine palaces and they are wonderful historical artifacts that take us centuries back in time. If you are interested in a Great Palace Mosaic Museum tour, here is every bit of detail you might want to know before your visit.

With the help of our tour guides with immense history knowledge, you will have the chance to experience this wonderful museum at its best.

Hours & Meeting

Monday: No tours

Tuesdays: No tours

Wednesday to Sundays: 10:30

The approximate duration is 45 minutes

Please meet your guide at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour start time.

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How To Get There?

Where to meet

The tour starts at the main bus stop for BUSFORUS ISTANBUL at Sultanahmet Square. Look out for the red double-decker buses. It's about 20 metres (65 ft) in front of the Hagia Sophia Museum.

Getting there

To get to Sultanahmet Square, take the T1 Bağılar - Kabataş tram and get off at Sultanahmet station. Walk towards Hagia Sophia and keep an eye out for the Big Bus stop.

Our guides carry a white flag with Istanbul Tourist Pass logo.

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Important Information

The guided tours are performed in English.

The tour starts at the main bus stop for BUSFORUS ISTANBUL at Sultanahmet Square. Click "Get Directions" above to find the location on Google Maps.

The tour doesn't require a reservation in advance.

Istanbul Tourist Pass holders do not pay admission at museum.

You cannot enter the museum without tour guide.

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Guided Great Palace Mosaics Museum Tour Frequently Asked Questions

Why Should I Visit the Great Palace Mosaics Museum?

Among Turkey's number one tourist attractions, thanks to its cultural beauties and elements. By visiting the museum with the Istanbul Tourist Pass, you can have information about the culture of the country and examine the mosaics one by one.

Can I Get in Great Palace Mosaics Museum with Istanbul Tourist Pass?

No, this attraction cannot be accessed directly by presenting the digital Pass at the museum. You need to enter with the tour guide.

Where Can I Meet with the Guide?

You can find meeting location at "Hours & Meeting" section, our guides carry a white flag with the logo of Istanbul Tourist Pass®

When I Can Join the Great Palace Mosaics Museum Tour with a Guide?

You can find tour hours at "Hours & Meeting" section. Please meet your guide at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour start time.

Great Palace Mosaics Museum Opening Hours

The Great Palace Mosaics Museum, which is open from 09:00 am in the morning to 19:30 pm in the summer season, accepts visitors between 09:00 am and 19:00 pm in the winter months.

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