Turkey Istanbul Religious Tours

Considering that Istanbul, the Hippodrome, and every square centimeter of the old city are already magnificent, visiting holy places too, in addition, wouldn’t be better? Join us on one of our Istanbul religious tours and packages and see the holy sites of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Visit Neve Shalom, the Askenazy Synagogue, the Iron Church, Saint Antoine Catholic Church, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, and more...

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13 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Turkey13 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Turkey

13 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Turkey

Welcome to Turkey! This tour is designed perfectly for those who are true Jews in heart or for whom with great interest for Judaism and the temples/destinations from Istanbul to Cappadocia, Konya and Pamukkale, all the way to Aegean Region for a true Jewish themed experience.

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10 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Turkey10 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Turkey

10 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Turkey

Welcome to Turkey! This tour is designed perfectly for those who are true Jews in heart or for whom with great interest for Judaism and the temples/destinations from Istanbul to Cappadocia, all the way to Aegean Region to include Pamukkale for a full Jewish themed experience.

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5 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Istanbul5 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Istanbul

5 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul! This tour is designed perfectly for those who are true Jews in heart or for whom with great interest for Judaism and the temples of this celestial religion throughout Istanbul to include an attendance morning Shabbat service plus Balat neighborhood & Golden Horn visits where you will see the star of David appearing on building facades.

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4 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Istanbul4 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Istanbul

4 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul! This tour is designed perfectly for those who are true Jews in heart or for whom with great interest for Judaism and the temples of this celestial religion throughout Istanbul to include an attendance morning Shabbat service.

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8 Days Seven Churches of Revelation Tour8 Days Seven Churches of Revelation Tour

8 Days Seven Churches of Revelation Tour

We will take you on a journey through Istanbul and seven biblical churches in the Aegean Region, where you will be able to witness the history of humanity from a religious standpoint. Here is a great opportunity to see Istanbul and seven churches in Asia Minor during an amazing eight-day trip. 

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9 Days Muslim and Historical Turkey Tour9 Days Muslim and Historical Turkey Tour

9 Days Muslim and Historical Turkey Tour

TSG is introducing an alternative Muslim and Cultural Tour Package, a 9-day tour that ensures you do not miss any of Turkey's important Islamic and Cultural Destinations. This tour is truly remarkable as it showcases the best of Turkey's themed highlights.

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14 Days Biblical Tour14 Days Biblical Tour

14 Days Biblical Tour

In this 14 day biblical tour, you will follow the footsteps of St. Paul in Turkey and the Seven Churches in Asia Minor. The tour package includes the foremost religious sites and places. This pilgrimage tour package is recommended for all Christians and believers. 

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9 Days Biblical Tour9 Days Biblical Tour

9 Days Biblical Tour

On this nine-day biblical tour, you will see the revered and fabled locations from Istanbul to the Ancient City of Troy, mysterious temples, and the Seven Biblical Churches of Revelation dispersed throughout the Aegean. This tour will be an unforgettable experience for those who are interested in religion and believers.

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3 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Istanbul3 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Istanbul

3 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul! This tour is designed perfectly for those who are true Jews in heart or for whom with great interest for Judaism and the temples of this celestial religion throughout Istanbul.

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8 Days Islamic and Cultural Turkey Tour8 Days Islamic and Cultural Turkey Tour

8 Days Islamic and Cultural Turkey Tour

The 8-Day Islamic and Cultural Turkey Tour covers many of Turkey's most notable Muslim heritage and cultural landmarks. You will have the chance to visit a variety of historical and cultural sites all around the Aegean during this tour, which will allow you to travel through both Europe and Asia.

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Discover Turkey Istanbul Religious Tours

Get lost in the rich mix of Istanbul's religious and cultural history by going on one of the fascinating religious tours or packages. Of course, Istanbul's famous sights, like the Hippodrome and the old city, are beautiful, but learning more about the city's spiritual side will give your trip greater meaning. Come on a spiritual journey through thousands of years of faith and devotion as our expert guides show you the holiest places in Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. The strong Jewish community in Istanbul has left a lasting mark on its past. See the Neve Shalom and Askenazy Synagogues to learn more. Admire the Iron Church and Saint Antoine Catholic Church's beautiful design. They represent Istanbul's rich Christian history. Then, take in the peaceful beauty of Islamic architecture by visiting the famous Blue Mosque and the astounding Hagia Sophia. The majestic domes and tall minarets make you feel you're hearing the sounds of centuries gone by. You'll learn more about Istanbul's many faith traditions and how they've shaped the city's rich history and culture with each holy place you visit. Come with us on this journey of faith to see the beautiful holy places in Istanbul.

Must-See Mosques in Istanbul: Explore with Turkey Istanbul Religious Tours

1. Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) in Istanbul is the first and one of the most popular stops of Istanbul Religious Tours. It also called the Blue Mosque, is one of the most famous buildings in Istanbul. It is a must-see for anyone on a religious tour in Istanbul. Take in the beautiful building, detailed tile-work, and tall minarets, all set against the historic Sultanahmet neighborhood. 
2. Suleymaniye Mosque - In the 1600s, Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent ordered the building of the Suleymaniye Mosque, which is famous for its size and beauty. Views of the whole city of Istanbul can be had from high above the city's skyline. 
3. Eyup Sultan Mosque: This respected mosque is in the historic Eyup area and is very important because it is where Eyup Sultan, a close friend of Prophet Muhammad, is buried. Its peaceful atmosphere draws both tourists and worshipers who are looking for peace and spiritual connection on its holy grounds.
4. Yeni Mosque - The New Mosque, located near the busy Egyptian Bazaar in Eminonu, is an Ottoman era architectural wonder. Its impressive front, detailed internal design, and peaceful garden make it a refuge from the busy city. 
5. Fatih Mosque, a symbol of Ottoman architecture, is named after Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror, also known as Fatih Sultan Mehmed. Its massive dome, towering minarets, and intricate tile work are significant historical sites.

Must-See Churches in Istanbul: Explore with Turkey Istanbul Religious Tours

1. The Hagia Sophia: Hagia Sophia is a timeless sign of creative architecture and religious tolerance. It is a part of Istanbul's rich cultural mix. It was first planned as a Christian church in the sixth century, and its dome-shaped shape has seen many powers rise and fall. During the Ottoman era, it was turned into a mosque. The minarets rang with the call to prayer, giving the halls a new spiritual energy. Hagia Sophia, which is now a museum, continues to amaze tourists with its mix of Byzantine grandeur and Islamic beauty, making them think about how faith and art have been linked throughout history.
2. Chora Church (Kariye Museum): The Chora Church shows off Istanbul's rich Christian history through its beautiful Byzantine tiles and paintings that show stories from the life of Christ. 
3. Church of St. Anthony of Padua: This Roman Catholic church is one of the most visited churches in Istanbul. It has beautiful neo-Gothic building and is a spiritual haven in the middle of Istanbul. 
4. Church of St. George (Fener Greek Patriarchate): The Church of St. George is the sacred heart of the Greek Orthodox society in Istanbul. It is located at Fener region and is a beautiful Byzantine-style building and house of religious artifacts. 
5. Bulgarian St. Stephen Church: This beautiful church sits on the coast of the Golden Horn and has unique Neo-Baroque style and brightly colored interior decorations. It gives a fascinating look into Bulgaria's religious and cultural history in Istanbul. 

Must-See Synagogues in Istanbul: Explore with Turkey Istanbul Religious Tours

1. Neve Shalom Synagogue : The Neve Shalom Synagogue is one of the most well-known synagogues in Istanbul, and it is very important to the Jewish community there. This ancient synagogue is known for its beautiful design and rich cultural history. It's located in the Beyoglu neighborhood. Its detailed designs and fancy furniture, which reflect hundreds of years of Jewish faith and custom, enthrall visitors. 
2. Ashkenazi Synagogue : The Jewish Museum of Turkey's Ashkenazi Synagogue is in the middle of Istanbul's Jewish area and is a stunning example of the city's rich Jewish history. This important sacred place is also home to the Jewish Museum of Turkey, which tells people about the history, rituals, and habits of Istanbul's Jewish population. 
3. Ahrida Synagogue : One of Istanbul's oldest and most beloved churches is the Ahrida Synagogue, which is tucked away in the ancient Balat neighborhood. This beautiful piece of architecture dates roots to the medieval era and offers a sense of spiritual respect and timeless charm. Impressive woodcarvings, lively paintings, and beautiful stained glass windows show off the synagogue's religious and cultural history. 
4. Etz Ahayim Synagogue : The Etz Ahayim Synagogue, also called the Ortakoy Synagogue, is a beautiful place to pray and think. It has a view of the beautiful Bosphorus Strait. The Neo-Baroque building, with lots of intricate features and decorative touches, is what makes this beautiful church famous. For visitors, the building's grand dome, finely carved columns, and arched windows give it a sense of grandeur and beauty that fits with its historic surroundings. 
5. Italian Synagogue : In the lively Karakoy area, the Italian Synagogue, also called the Kal de los Frankos Synagogue, is a secret gem just waiting to be found. The beautiful facade and luxurious interiors of this architectural masterpiece show how Italian and Ottoman styles came together in a very special way. Gorgeous chandeliers, detailed woodwork, and bright paintings take visitors to a time when people in Istanbul were open to different cultures and religions. 

Islamic tombs you can see in Turkey: Explore with Turkey Istanbul Religious Tours

1. Tomb of Eyup Sultan: This tomb, which is close to the Eyup Sultan Mosque, is where the close friend of the Prophet Muhammad Eyup Sultan is buried. People from all over the world come to this holy spot to pay their thanks and ask for benefits.
2. Tomb of Sultan Mehmed II (Mehmed the Conqueror): This tomb is part of the Fatih Mosque complex and holds the relics of Sultan Mehmed II, who took over Constantinople in 1453 and made it the capital of the Ottoman Empire. 
3. Tomb of Abu Ayyub al-Ansari: This tomb is next to the Eyup Sultan Mosque and is thought to hold the relics of Abu Ayyub al-Ansari, who was a friend of the Prophet Muhammad. People in Istanbul think of it as one of the greatest places there. 
4. Tomb of Hz. Muhammed's Companions: This tomb is in the Besiktas area and is said to hold the bodies of several people who were close to the Prophet Muhammad. Muslims go there on pilgrimages to think about their faith. 
5. Tomb of Hz. Hamidullah El Ensari: This tomb is in the Uskudar area and is for Hz. Hamidullah El Ensari, who was also a respected friend of the Prophet Muhammad. For Christians looking for spiritual comfort, it is a place of worship and prayer. 
6. The Sheikh Edebali Tomb is a holy place where people come to pray. It is in Bilecik, Turkey. It honors Sheikh Edebali, who played a very important role in starting the Ottoman Empire and is respected for his lessons and knowledge.
7. The Ertugrul Gazi Tomb is a sacred site situated in Söğüt, Turkey, honoring the revered figure Ertugrul Gazi, the father of Osman I, the founder of the Ottoman Empire. As a symbol of Turkish nationalism and pride, the tomb attracts visitors seeking to pay homage to Ertugrul Gazi's legacy and contributions to Turkish history.

Discover Turkey's Best Religious Sites with Istanbul Religious Tours 

1. The House of the Virgin Mary (Ephesus) is believed to be the last home of the Virgin Mary. It is a place for prayer and reflection, and it is located near Ephesus in a quiet area. 
2. the Mevlana Museum in Konya is a sacred hub where people can learn about Sufi thought and customs. It is named after the famous Sufi author and master Rumi and one of the most visited places on Turkish religious tours. 
3. Sumela Monastery (Trabzon): Sumela Monastery is a Byzantine-era wonder perched on a cliff in the Pontic Mountains. It is famous for its paintings and religious importance. Read more about Sumela Monastery.
4. Great Mosque of Diyarbakır: This ancient mosque was built during the Umayyad era and is a work of art in architecture, with beautiful designs and writing all over it. It is a symbol of Diyarbakır's Islamic history.
5. The Selimiye Mosque in Edirne was designed by the famous builder Mimar Sinan. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its beautiful minarets and well-balanced measurements. Read more.
6. Virgin Mary Church in Trabzon: This is an old church dedicated to the Virgin Mary that dates back to the Byzantine era and has beautiful paintings and building details. 
7. Church of St. Peter (Antakya): The Church of St. Peter is a holy place for Christians and is thought to be one of the oldest churches in the world. It is in the ancient city of Antioch.
8. Church of St. John (Selcuk) : The Church of St. John and holds the tomb of St. John the Apostle. It is a great example of Christian building and history.
9. St. Nicholas Church in Demre: This old church is a place where Christians go on pilgrimages to honor St. Nicholas, who is also referred to as Santa Claus. It is a sign of kindness and giving. Read more.
10. The Goreme cave churches are carved into the rocks of Cappadocia and are decorated with beautiful paintings that show scenes from the life of Christ and early Christian history. 
11. Church of the Holy Apostles (Istanbul): This was once the biggest church in Constantinople. It is now in ruins, but it is important to history and religion because it is where Byzantine rulers were buried. 
12. Church of St. Paul (Tarsus): This old church is right where St. Paul was born, so many Christians visit it as a memorial spot and to remember his preaching travels. Read more about St. Paul Church and Museum.
13. The Ishak Pasha Palace (Agri) is a masterpiece of Islamic building. It is a mix of Ottoman, Persian, and Seljuk styles that show how rich and powerful people used to be. Read more.
14. Church of St. Nicholas (Myra): This church from the Byzantine era is in the old city of Myra and is dedicated to St. Nicholas, who is the protector of kids, mariners, and tourists. 
15. GobekliTepe (Sanliurfa) Gobekli Tepe, located in southeastern Turkey, is an ancient archaeological site dating back over 11,000 years, making it one of the oldest known monumental structures in the world. Read more about Gobeklitepe.
16. Seven Sleepers: The Seven Sleepers Cave, located near Ephesus in Turkey, is a significant site in both Christian and Islamic traditions. It is associated with the legend of the Seven Sleepers, a group of Christian youths who slept in the cave for centuries.
17. The Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Aghtamar is a testament to the Armenian Apostolic faith, is located on Aghtamar Island in Turkey. Despite its turbulent history, the cathedral remains a symbol of resilience and a cherished landmark for Armenians worldwide.

Best Istanbul Religious Tours

  • 4 Days Umrah Tour Istanbul
4 Days Umrah Tour in Istanbul takes you to the best religious destinations of Turkey. At each stop, you'll learn something new about Islamic history and customs. Start your journey in Istanbul's Old City, where the old streets are full of stories from hundreds of years ago. Enjoy the detailed beauty of the Blue Mosque and the splendor of Topkapi Palace, which is home to important Islamic artifacts. Visit the Islamic Sacred Relics display, which shows holy items from the time of Prophet Muhammad. Relax at the beautiful Suleymaniye Mosque and the respected Eyup Sultan Mosque. Then, pay your respects at the Sahabe Tombs, where the Prophet Muhammad's friends and family are buried. Our Umrah Tour Istanbul takes you to places in the heart of Turkey that will help you grow in your faith and soul. See the tour

  • 8 Days, Seven Churches of Revelation Tour
With this unique Tour, you can go on a spiritual journey through Turkey's ancient Christian history. Start your trip in the Old City of Istanbul, discover the gems of it. The narrow streets there are full of stories of faith and history. Visit the impressive Hagia Sophia, which represents the beauty of Christian Byzantium, and the awe-inspiring Chora Museum, which has beautiful tiles of scenes from the Bible. Then, visit the holy places of the Seven Churches of Revelation in Turkey and follow in the steps of the first Christians in Smyrna, Pergamon, Ephesus, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea. Finish your journey in Izmir, where the sounds of old religions can still be heard today. This will give you a deep understanding of how Christianity has affected Turkey over the years. Visit the page.

  • 8 Days Islamic Religion & Ertugrul Ghazi Tour
With our Istanbul Islamic and Ertugrul Ghazi tour, you can start an educational trip through the heart of Islamic history. Visit the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts to learn more about Turkey's rich culture history through its beautiful objects and treasures. Learn about the holy heritage of Bursa Ertugrul Ghazi by following in the paths of the famous Ottoman fighter and learning about his brave impact. Learn more about Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi's lessons in Konya, which was his spiritual home. Finally, see the Cappadocia Region's stunning natural beauty. Its mysterious scenery and old cave homes will take you to a spiritual realm of wonder. At each stop on our tour, you'll learn about how Turkey's Islamic tradition is deeply rooted in religion, history, and culture. See the itinerary.

  • 4 Days Jewish Heritage Tour Istanbul
Our Istanbul religious tour will take you on an interesting trip through Istanbul's religious tapestry, where you will see holy places and have spiritual experiences. Start your trip by visiting Neve Shalom and the Askenazy Synagogue, which are both rich in Jewish history and offer a look into hundreds of years of custom. Deepen your understanding of Jewish prayer and society by attending a meaningful Shabbat service. Explore the Old City of Istanbul's cobblestone streets, where old churches and Christian buildings stand next to each other, showing the city's rich religious history. View the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque with awe at its stunning beauty. It is a gem of Byzantine architecture that has been changed by time and faith. Later, visit the famous Blue Mosque. Its tall minarets and elaborate tile work create a calm and solemn atmosphere. Our Istanbul Heritage Tour offers a deep journey of spiritual awakening and discovery at each stop. Check out the tour.

  • 20 Day St. Paul's Missionary Tour
Discover the amazing things that people did in the past on our 20 Day St. Paul's Missionary Tour, which takes you to fascinating historical sites in Turkey and other places. Start your trip in Istanbul's Old City, which has streets that are hundreds of years old and spectacular buildings that show how history has changed over time. While cruising along the beautiful Bosphorus, you can see how East and West meet and admire the city's skyline. Visit Cappadocia, a place with strange scenery like fairy chimneys and underground towns that make you feel amazed and unsure. Explore the old sites of Pergamon and Tarsus to find out what people left behind and follow in their paths. You should keep going on your journey to the old towns of Antioch, Mersin, and Antalya. Each of them has a lot of history and culture to offer. Explore the holy places and long histories of Ephesus, Nicea, Thessaloniki, and Philippi, just like the Apostle Paul did. At the end of your trip, you should see the classical sites in Delphi, Athens, and Corinth. These places will show you what old Greece was like. The 20 Day St. Paul's Missionary Tour takes you on a journey through time to see the wonders of the past that are still around today. Check the itinerary.