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Byzantine City Walls And Chora

Culture and History tour in Istanbul

Tour Price : 350 EURO Duration : 8 Hours Languages: English

Take a drive along the shore of the Marmara Sea and view some interesting sections of the ancient sea wall and Fortress of the Seven towers with the Golden gate. Follow the Theodosian land walls where people work in their small gardens and horse cart is still being used for transportation. Continue to the Sacred Spring of the Fish (Greek Orthodox Church). This forgotten shrine is 1500 years old and was founded during the early Byzantine Empire. The chapel courtyard is paved with tombstones written in a strange Kahramanian script. Kariye Church (Chora museum) with its 14th c mosaics and frescoes, depicting scenes from the Bible, then Tekfur Palace, one of the best examples of Byzantine architecture existing in Turkey. We continue along the ancient city walls then visit Pierre Loti Hill with a view of the Golden Horn. We walk down to Eyup Imperial Mosque and tomb of the standard bearer of Mohammed. Visit the Suleymaniye Mosque, considered to be one of the masterpieces of architect Sinan.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: 350 EURO
Duration: 8 Hours
Languages: English
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :NO
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
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 :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO
Attractions:Turkey, Golden Gate