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Classic & Byzantine Art (full day)

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We will start the day with a visit to St Chora Museum, where you will see some of the finest examples of Byzantine art, frescoes and golden mosaics. Your guide will take you through the lifetime of Jesus and Mother Mary following the artefacts on the walls. We will then head to Archaeological Museum, where the largest collection of Ancient Greek, Roman and Persian items from Asia minor and near east are displayed. We then head to St Sophia, the master work of Byzantine architecture and the largest church of its era. After lunch we will walk through the Arasta Bazaar and visit the Mosaic Museum, where mosaics from the original floor of the Byzantine Palace are on display.

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Things to know

    • Chora Museum is closed on Wednesdays
    • Archeology Museum is closed on Mondays
    • St Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays
    • Mosaic Museum will be closed until June 2012
    • Closed museums will be replaced with a substitute

Do & Don't in Istanbul

  • +Take a romantic ferry ride along Bosphorus
  • +Watch a belly dancing show
  • +Enjoy a sunday brunch along Bosphorus
  • -Do not forget your passport anywhere
  • -Don't drive in local traffic
  • -Do not be shy with locals


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01.01.2016 31.12.2016 € 399 € 189 € 147 € 120 € 99 € 95

Tour Includes:

Pick-up & drop-off from/to your hotel or cruise ship

Entrance fees as per itinerary

Air-conditioned vehicle

Professional English speaking tour guide, fully licensed under the Tourism Ministry


  • Dear Gursan & Nazan Thank you and Nazan for all you did for us well beyond the call of duty. I want you both to know how much your care was appreciated and all of the extras.
    Sara Williams - University of Saskatchewan
    I would like to thank you again Gursan, you truly made this a trip of a life time and opened so many doors. Take care my friend.
    David Tallentire

  • Hi Burcu, Your country is amazing. We saw our travel agent the other night and mentioned to him how great you have been. The hotels, transfers, guides.. PERFECT! Jack Tailor Jr.

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