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Byzantine Relics Tour

Culture and History tour in Istanbul

Tour Price : $250 Duration : 7-8 hours Languages: English, Turkish

This tour covers the most important Byzantine monuments in Istanbul and takes about 7 to 8 hours. 

Here is the list of the places we will visit
- Hagia Sophia, almost 1500 years old church, converted into a mosque by the Ottomans and now a museum. 
- Basilica Cistern, the larges cistern of Byzantines built by Emperor Justinian. 
- Theodosius Walls, ancient city walls from 5th century ad. 
- Chora monastery, a tiny church housing an amazing number of Byzantine mosaics and frescoes. 
- Pammacaristos church, the only church you can see the mosaic depicting the baptism of Jesus. Valens Aquaducts, an important part of Roman engineering survived in the city. Hippodrome, built by Septimius Severus and expanded by Constantine the great when he decided to move the Roman empire's capital to Byzantium which could hold 100.000 spectators.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: $250
Duration: 7-8 hours
Languages: English, Turkish
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :YES
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :YES
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES