Istanbul Welcome Card

Your all-access card to the best of Istanbul


  • Enjoy a relaxing boat trip on the Bosporus as well as a handy city guide and map straight to your inbox
  • Easily access public transport around Istanbul, with a set number of trips available dependent on your choice of card
  • Skip the long queues for two of Istanbul's most popular attractions, the Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace, by opting for the premium or deluxe card
Alright, so we can't offer you a personal Turkish guide to escort you around Istanbul, but the Istanbul Welcome Card is the next best thing. See the city, get from A to B, and go inside cultural hot spots with one handy card.
The classic card consists of five trips on public transport and a boat cruise on the Bosporus.
Upgrade to the premium card for 10 trips and the cruise, plus get fast-track entry to the Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace.
For a full dose of Turkish delight, opt for the deluxe card to enjoy 20 trips, the boat ride, a pass for 12 museums, as well as skip-the-line access and guided tours of the Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern.


48 Hours
Voucher Type
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What You Get


  • Classic Card: 5 rides with public transportation, Bosporus cruise, travel guide and map, and discounts up to 20%
  • Premium Card: Hagia Sophia fast-track entry, Topkapi Palace fast-track entry, 10 rides with public transportation, Bosporus cruise, travel guide and map, and discounts up to 20%
  • Deluxe Card: Pass for 12 museums, 3 tours by historian guide, 20 rides with public transportation, Bosporus cruise, travel guide and map, and discounts up to 20%

Additional Information

  • You will also receive a guide book and city map after redemption at the Istanbul Welcome Card Operation Center
  • The card is valid for 7 days after the first use. The included Museum Pass in the Deluxe Card has a validity of 5 days after the first use.
  • Since kids under 6 have free access to the attractions, this card isn't recommended for them.

How To Use

  • Present either a printed or mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is only valid on the date and time specified
  • Swap the e-voucher for the Istanbul Welcome Card at the Istanbul Welcome Card Operation Center, located at the Sirkeci Tram Station, just next to Burger King and above Bolulu Hasan Usta. The office is open Mon-Fri 09:00hrs-19:00hrs.
  • After redeeming your card, just show it at the tours and attractions included

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Classic Card
Age: 7 & above
Premium Card
Age: 7 & above
Deluxe Card
Age: 7 & above

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