Great Palace Mosaics Museum Tour

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.

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

Duration: 90 MinutesCheck Time table to see starting times

Instant confirmation: No Rezervation 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

Istanbul Archeological Museum

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.

Monday & Tuesday: NO TOUR

Wednesday to Sunday: 10:30

The approximate duration is 40

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

How To Get There?

Where to meet?

The tour starts at the main bus stop for the Big Bus(Busforus) Tour Company 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.

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 go Pass logo.

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Great Palace Mosaics Museum Tour FREE With

Avoid paying the entry fees and skip the ticket queues with Istanbul Go Pass®.

Great Palace Mosaics Museum Tour is Included in Istanbul Go Pass®️ with English speaking Professional Guide.

  • The guided tours are performed in English.
  • The tour starts at the meeting point which is the Big Bus Company bus stop in Sultanahmet
  • The tour doesn't require a reservation in advance.
  • Istanbul Go Pass holders do not pay admission at museum.
  • You cannot enter the museum without tour guide

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

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

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

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

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