Topkapı Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics
of Prophet Mohammed, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. Live guide commentary is not allowed in special sections. (Harem is not included in the program)
Rüstem Paşa Mosque, designed by the court architect Sinan for the Grand Vizier of Süleyman
The Magnificent. A typical sample of Islamic architecture amidst the rows of shops near the
Spice Bazaar, famed with its exquisite and colorful tiles set in floral and geometric designs.