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27 May 2018
16 Oct 2017
“At the rear of the Haghia Sophia”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Kabasacal Cd, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Nice add on to the Hygia Sophia. Follow the wall round to the left and you find it. Free to enter but a notice says women need to cover their hair which they don't have to next door. We couldn't see anywhere to borrow a...More

Thank laneypops83
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A good collection of tombs of several sultans in different buildings. All colourfully finished in varying intricacies of tile designs each with resulting in different impressive interiors. Easily visited located between Topkapi Palace and Haghia Sophia.

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

These tombs are sandwiched between Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia, with a small alleyway leading to them with only a sign saying "Turbe Muzesi". However well worth visiting, classic ottoman architecture, with some simpler than others. Theres a few sultans and their families buried here....More

Thank Hint_of_Pepper
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Around the side of the Aya Sofia, near the entrance to Topkapi, are these 5 tombs with free entry. Each has very nice design on the ceilings and not many people visit them, so it's a great place to sit down quietly for a while.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This is housed inside the Hagia Sophia complex but with a separate (and free) entrance to the side. Exiting Hagia Sophia and turn left, walk down to the end and then turn left again. You'll be facing the entrance to Topkapi Palace complex in the...More

Thank jsgiguere
Reviewed 24 March 2016

There are Sultans' Turbes just behind the Aya Sofia. Inside of each turbes are decorated with Iznik tiles and I think these turbes are both historically and artistically important considering they are at the center of Sulanahmet area. There's no entrance fee, and not so...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2014

Not so easy to find, this place has a very important historical meaning. There are for sure better spots in Istanbul, but if by chance you have the time it is for sure a good idea to get into. Entrance is for free.

Thank Davide G
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