information for Ottoman Heritage :
Topkapi Palace was the main residence of the sultan and his court. It was initially the seat of government as well as the imperial residence.
Even though access was strictly regulated, inhabitants of the palace rarely had to venture out since the palace functioned almost as an autonomous entity, a city.
Audience and consultation chambers and areas served for the political workings of the empire.
Little Hagia Sophia Mosque
Little Hagia Sophia (Kucuk Ayasofya Camii), formerly the Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus, is a former Eastern Orthodox church dedicated to Saints Sergius and Bacchus in Constantinople, later converted into a mosque during the ottoman Empire.
Today the environment is a worth seeing natural culture center of the lost Ottoman Arts.
Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday- Vehicle will be used only for the necessary part of these tours. So please be prepared for a bit walking during the day.