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Madame Tussauds Istanbul Tours

Madame Tussauds Istanbul
Madame Tussauds needs little introduction as the world’s most famous waxworks museum, and its Istanbul doors opened in 2016. Inside, view the collection of almost 60 waxwork figures includes important figures from Turkish history, politics, and pop culture, as well as international celebrities, Hollywood movie stars, and sporting icons.

The Basics
Prebooking a Madame Tussauds Istanbul entrance ticket means you can skip the line and head straight inside to see famous Turkish figures and a range of pop celebrities, both national and international, crafted from wax. The Istanbul Tourist Pass also lets you skip the queues. Combination tickets are available for Madame Tussauds and the Sea Life Istanbul aquarium or Legoland Discovery Center, a popular choice for families with kids.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • Wear comfortable shoes for walking around the many exhibits.
  • For security reasons, only small bags or handbags are allowed in the building.
  • Madame Tussauds Istanbul is wheelchair accessible.

How to Get There
Madame Tussauds is located along İstiklal Caddesi in Istanbul’s Taksim district. If you’re sightseeing in the city on an Istanbul hop-on hop-off tour, get off at nearby at Taksim Square. It’s possible to make the around 15-minute walk up from Galata, which is a little less than a mile (1.2 kilometers) away. The closest metro station is Taksim (Line M2). 

When to Get There
Madame Tussauds is open year-round, but those hoping to avoid the crowds should visit outside of peak summer season or opt for an early morning visit on a weekday. Note that the last admission is two hours before closing.

Photo Opportunities at Madame Tussauds
As well as taking a walk through Turkish history, from the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic, and spotting Turkish icons like Ataturk and Rumi, Madame Tussauds Istanbul has plenty of internationally famous faces to snap a selfie with. Pose beside Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Marilyn Monroe, and Johnny Depp; spot pop stars including Beyonce, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, and Madonna; or meet beloved movie characters like E.T and Shrek.
Address: Hüseyinağa Mahallesi, Grand Pera, İstiklal Cd. no: 56/58, Istanbul 34440, Turkey
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4 Tours and Activities to Experience Madame Tussauds Istanbul

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Madame Tussauds Istanbul

Madame Tussauds Istanbul

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Prebook your admission ticket to Madame Tussauds Istanbul, and guarantee your entrance on the day you’d like to visit. You’ll also be able to skip the long ticket lines, and go inside to explore five themed areas full of wax figures of your favorite celebrities and political leaders. Move at your own pace during your time at the wax museum and still have plenty of time later on for night activities.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Istanbul Private Street Food Tour with Local Expert

Istanbul Private Street Food Tour with Local Expert

Discover the authentic flavors of Turkish cuisine on this private gourmet tour. Indulge yourself with 10 hand-picked Turkish delights and listen to your local guide, who will spice up your promenade with some bits of history and city's legends. Sample such local treats as cheese and simit bread, Açık Pide, baklava, and then relax in the oldest hammam in Istanbul. Let your local guide know if you want to make any adjustments to the itinerary. They can fully customize the tour around your needs. · Private tour customized around your wishes; · Sample 10 traditional delicacies; · Learn about Turkish culture, history, and culinary traditions during a relaxing walk; · All food tastings and vegetarian alternatives included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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Private Flavors of Istanbul at Night with a Local: 10 Tastings

Private Flavors of Istanbul at Night with a Local: 10 Tastings

With a setting at the crossroads of continents and cultures, it’s no surprise to find that Istanbul’s centuries of fascinating history have left it with a vibrant and diverse food scene! And what a better way to explore those flavors than on a food tour at night! Let your friendly local host take you to some of the city’s top spots to sample a range of traditional eats and drinks that will get your tastebuds loving Turkish flavors. From rich, savory meat dishes and fresh seafood to sticky sweet treats, this is a feast of a tour. Kokoreç, creamy yogurt dips, and honey-soaked baklava are on the menu. Hop between cozy cafés, market stalls, and family restaurants, but don’t forget that this private tour is 100% tailored for you – so your friendly local host can adjust the route to cater to your personal preferences or special diets. And it’s not all about eating along the way. Learn how to say ‘şerefe!’ (cheers!), and raise a glass to the local drinks that are also included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$106.86
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Withlocals The 10 Tastings: Istanbul Private Street Food Tour

Withlocals The 10 Tastings: Istanbul Private Street Food Tour

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Taste 10 of Istanbul's top culinary treats on this half-day private food tour. Your guide will walk you through a carefully curated itinerary of the best must-taste foods, including raki, durum, and baklava, among others. This private tour means undivided attention from your guide and plenty of chance to ask questions. You'll find some new favorites and places you'll want to return during the rest of your stay in Istanbul.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Istanbul Tourist Pass: 35+ Top Attractions/ Services

Istanbul Tourist Pass: 35+ Top Attractions/ Services

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Save time and money on Istanbul’s top attractions with an Istanbul Tourist Pass, with a choice of 3- or 7-day digital city pass. This comprehensive sightseeing pass grants you: skip-the-line admission to Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace museums; a hop-on hop-off city bus tour and Bosphorus Strait boat tour plus an evening performance of whirling dervishes, and Istanbul SEA LIFE Aquarium.
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  • 7 days
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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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Should I book Madame Tussauds Istanbul tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Madame Tussauds Istanbul can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 4 Madame Tussauds Istanbul tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Madame Tussauds Istanbul 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Madame Tussauds Istanbul costs USD 18.72. Guided Madame Tussauds Istanbul tours start around USD 18.72 per person. See all 4 Madame Tussauds Istanbul tickets and tours on Viator.
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