• Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour
  • Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour
  • Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour
  • Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour
  • Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour
  • Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour
  • Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour
  • Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour
  • Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour
  • Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour

Tour overview

Fener, Balat, Golden Horn, St. Savior Chora Church, Greek Othodox Patriarchate, Ahrida Synagogue, Anemas Dungeans

Itinerary

St. Savior Chora Church One Of the oldest Byzantine church is a hidden gem by it’s varicolored 14th century frescoes from Old Testament and mosaics from New Testament. Visiting this impressive church is like reading the whole book of Bible while following the iconography turning the pages . Anemas Dungeans In the last centuries of Byzantium, many important public figures, even emperors, tortured or put to death in this prison The Church of Panaghia Blachernae It was the most celebrated shrine of the Holy Virgin in Constantinople and it’s holy spring was one of the most popular for it’s life giving powers. Cabir Mosque /Atık Mustafa Mosque The building distinguished by being the only cross-domed Byzantine church remaining in the city from the ninth century. The robe of Mary which was brought from Jerusalem to Constantinople by two Christian nobles kept here until Justinian ordered to be taken to the Church of Blachernae. The Church of St. Demetrius Kanabu (from outside It served as the Patriarchal church from 1597 until 1601. The Church of Panaghia Balinu(from outside The history of the church reaches back to the 16th century. Over the entrance there is a relief of a double -headed eagle, similar to the eagle of the Patriarchal Church of St.George. Ferruh Kethuda Mosque It was built by the İmperial Architect of Sinan in 1562. The Armenian Church of Surp Hirasdagabe Before 17th century, it was a Greek Orthodox Church dedicated to Archangels Michael and Gabriel. This church presented by Ottoman Sultan Murad IV to Armenians in need of a new Gregorian church in Balat. Ahrida Synagogue The Ahrida Synagogue, built in 1427 by Jewish immigrants from Ohri in Macedonia, it’s important being one of the few surviving Byzantine Synagogues. Teva’s shape like ship’s bow. The bow shape either represents Noah’s Ark or the ship brought Sephardim Jews from Spain to İstanbul. The Patriarchate and the Church of St. George The Church of St.George, is a world center of Orthodox Christianity as the Vatican is for Catholicism .The wooden iconostasis covered in gold-leaf, two master carvers made over a period of 40 years, is a beautiful example of the woodcarver’s art. The Greek Lycée of Fener It is a majestic red brick building with it’s distinctive architectural style is one of the impressive on the Golden Horn. Great School of Fener ,known in Turkish as the Red School, is Turkey’s most ancient educational institution. The Church of Mouchliotissa (St. Mary of Mongols) It is a rose-red Byzantine Church was founded in about 1292. This church is architectural interest due to it’s unusual four-leaf cover plan. It’s the sole Byzantine sanctuary which has remained in Greek hands since Byzantine times. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

Routes

Included

Professional English-speaking tour guides
Pick up from your hotel
Transfer from your hotel
Return transfer to your hotel
Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour Transport Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour Transport Private Daily Off The Beaten Path Tour Transport
Guided Off-the-beaten Path Istanbul Tour
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
Please check the information below before your departure
1- International & Domestic Flight Tickets
2- Covid-19 PCR Test
3- Tour Itinenary
4- Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc.
5- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)
6- Passport Validation Terms
7- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa)
8- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process
9- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services
10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any
11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office
If you have any further information that is not listed above, please contact us by the details below:
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Excluded

International or Domestic flights
All types
Personal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers City Tax

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