Istanbul Sightseeing Tours To the Sacred Orthodox Religious Sites
Realise the real impact of the Byzantine Empire on Turkey half-day tours from Istanbul to the sacred Eastern Orthodox Christian and Religious sites, known as Constantinople in Byzantine times. Step back in time 1700 years earlier and find out how Istanbul’s famous religious architecture and monuments took shape during this age of Christianity.
Istanbul Sightseeing Tours To Orthodox Religious Sites begins in the early morning with a drive to the Patriarchate in Fener. Starting at the Church of St. George where you will see the most impressive relics on tour then explore prime examples such as the Holy Virgin at the Church of St Mary of Blachernae, the Walls of Constantinople, and the ruins of Blachernae Palace.
The Chora Church of the Holy Saviour (Kariye Museum) is the next stop on this Istanbul sightseeing tour which has unique examples of mosaic's that are unmatched with many other Byzantine Churches. When you have finished the tour, you will be returned to your pickup location.
- Visit the main building of the church of St. George
- Explore the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate
- Visit the Church of St. Mary of Blachernae
- Travel to Kariye Museum (The Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora) which is famous for its rare examples of mosaic work
- Scheduling: Private
- Languages offered on activity/tour: English, German, French, Chinese, Dutch, Japanese
- Duration: 3 to 4 hours
- Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Pick-up servicePick up from your Istanbul hotel
- CancellationThere is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
- Instant Confirmation
- Cut-off TimeAvailable to be booked until 24 hours before the tour starts. Please note we reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
- Professional tour guide
- Luxurious vehicles for transportation
- Parking fees
- Entrance Fees
- Food and drink
- Optional Gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Comfortable footwear will be important for your experience
- Dress respectfully when visiting a place of worship
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