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You can skip the long lines at Topkapi Palace by booking skip-the-line tickets in advance. Booking tickets to Topkapi palace early has many benefits and saves you plenty of time to explore the palace. You can also choose the preferred date and time of your visit. With skip-the-line tickets, you only need to go through the security check and easily enter the palace.
Brief History of Topkapi Palace Museum Sultanahmet Istanbul
1453: Sultan Mehmed II takes over Constantinople, better known as Istanbul.
1459b Sultan Mehmed II ordered the construction of the ‘New Palace, which is today the Topkapi Palace Museum.
1465: Construction of the Palace is completed.
1509: Major renovations and expansions take place owing to damage from earthquakes.
1529: The second gate gets completed under the reign of Suleyman I.
1665: A big fire destroys major parts of the Palace; renovations commissioned.
1853: Marks the end of the Palace as a Royal Residence; Became the accommodation for ranked officers.
1924: Turned into a museum that attracts more than 3 million visitors today.