Highlights of the day : St. Polyeuktos church, Pantokrator Church, Aspar Cistern, Pammakaristos Church (Fethiye Mosque), Aspar Cistern, Monastery of St. Saviour in Chora, Tekfur Palace.
If you are interested in Byzantine Art and civilization and want to visit the Byzantium Empire treasures, this tour is for you. Istanbul is the capital of the Byzantium Empire that rocked the world from 4th to 15th centuries. In this fabulous tour we take you in the trail of Byzantine Monasteries in Istanbul. This special walk covers most of the historical monasteries of Byzantine Constantinople. We see ruins of Byzantine churches, Byzantine stone houses, cisterns, dungeons, columns, palaces and lots of other things. The highlight of the day is definitely the church of St Saviour of Chora-you will be amazed with the mosaics and frescos. After the tour, we will drive you back to your hotel.
This tour is not organized on Wednesdays
- Pick-up from your hotel
- A/C tour coach
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance Fees
- Lunch (without drinks)
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Tips to guide and driver
60,- EUR per person
Price may change depending the period of the year and number of passengers.
No real walking difficulties. Groups may reach up to 45 passengers.
Both in Turkey and Greece, winters may be cold and summers hot. On the other hand, you will most probably be visiting archaeological sites with more or less walking difficulties. Hence an adapted outfit is recommended :
Do not forget !
Visiting archaeological site may require good physical conditions and access to people with reduced mobility is not always possible. During visits and stops, the buses will be locked and under the supervision of the driver. Hence, if you wish, you can leave some personal belongings in the bus yet at your own responsibility. If not done at subscription, inform your tour guide as soon as you get on the coach about your specific food requirements so that the restaurant booked for lunch can be informed accordingly in due time.