The Topkapi Palace Detective Adventure

About this activity

Audio tour and entrance ticket
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3 km
Duration 2h - 3h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

Tour preview

Hosted by The Quest Expert
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  • Walk around the grounds of Topkapi Palace, examining buildings and solving riddles
  • Walk to the Imperial Gate and take beautiful photos on its background
  • Explore the kitchen building to get closer to solving the crime
The biggest diamond of Topkapi Palace has disappeared! Find yourself in the midst of the magnificent age of Ottoman Empire. Your goal is to investigate the theft of the biggest and the most valuable diamond of the palace. Who has dared to steel the treasury of the Sultan himself? Answer the questions, listen to the testimonials and find out who is the thief! About 50 minutes of the historical audio information provided (the historical information is not needed to complete the game - you don’t have to listen to it if you don’t want to)

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Headphones — you should bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide
    • The tour is available only on the WeGoTrip app. This is a different app from the source or app you booked the tour if it's not WeGoTrip site or app
    • To ensure the quality of the download, please remember to do so before your visit
    • Please note that there is no staff at the meeting point or staff on site for this tour. You can start the tour at any time from the meeting point
    • An Android version 7.1+ or an iOS smartphone version 12+ is required for the audio guide. You will need around 100 MB of free space for the download
    • Please note that you will NOT be allowed to enter without the representative
    • This voucher is not valid for the entrance, please redeem your ticket at the meeting point
    • Kids under 6 get in free, no ticket required
    • Once inside, the visit will be on your own
    • Mandatory security screening prior to entering
    • If you can't find the representative, please call +90 546 911 84 14
    • Meet your Istanbul Welcome Card Tour Guide at the "Topkapi Cafe / Meeting Pub" OUTSIDE Topkapi Palace, across the Carpet Museum
    • Meet the representative 20 minutes before your booked time slot and swap your smartphone voucher to redeem your entrance ticket
    • The representative is located at Topkapi Cafe / Meeting Pub" OUTSIDE Topkapi Palace , in front of the palace's main entrance and across the Carpet Museum (see map)
    • The representative will be wearing a red shirt or jacket or hold a red umbrella
    • The representative will then escort you to the palace and give you a short introduction (in English)
    • If you want to visit the Harem, you need to buy a separate ticket at the ticket booth outside the palace

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
The Fountain of Ahmed III
Cankurtaran, Babı Hümayun Cd No:1
Topkapi Palace Museum
Cankurtaran, Topkapı Sarayı
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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Meet the host, The Quest Expert
On WeGoTrip since 2019

2 ratings & review

January 2020
It was a fun experience to both get to know Topkapı Palace and solve a crime interactively. I enjoyed playing it very much!
December 2019
A quest game makes the museum visit more enjoyable. We enjoyed and advice it.

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