Private Full Day Istanbul Tour: Christian Heritage
Private Full Day Istanbul Tour: Christian Heritage is a full day tour and available everyday. It covers the sites of Bulgarian Iron Church, Yedikule Fortress, Little Hagia Sophia, Saint Antoine Catholic Church.
The Full Day Christian Heritage tour will be started atfre you meet with your tour guide at your hotel and continue to first stop of the tour.
So, the details of the itinerary will be as follow;
- 09:00 - 09:30 Meeting at the hotel with your tour guide and driver.
- 09:30 - 10:00 Arrival to first point to start the sites.
- Golden Horn, the perfect introduction to the splendours of Christendom that crown Istanbul’s cityscape.
- Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, once one of the fourteen autocephalous churches within the communion of Orthodox Christianity.
- Orothodox world, continue with a visit to Balat and the Bulgarian Iron Church, completed in 1898, brought in from Europe by rail. From here we explore the wooden buildings at the base of the towering ramparts of the Old City, where the practitioners of three distinct religions lived together harmoniously in one single neighbourhood. In addition to admiring the architecture of these wooden treasures.
- Opportunities to photograph the Walls of Constantinople, which stand strong to this day, as well as the still standing Golden Gate-the famed entrance to the Yedikule Fortress, gateway to the heart of Byzantium. Within those walls, one of the main attractions has always been the Little Hagia Sophia, an Eastern Orthodox church, thus named because it may have served as a model for the Hagia Sophia.
- Galata Tower, a 14th century medieval stone tower built by the Genoese that dominates the skyline of Beyoglu, affording sweeping views of the Old City, Golden Horn, Bosphorus, and the Sea of Mamara from its parapet, as well being one of the most striking landmarks in the city. From the Galata Tower we will take a short walk up historic Istiklal Avenue to the Saint Antoine Catholic Church, the most beautiful Catholic church in Istanbul, built in 1912.
- 17:00 - 17:30 At the end of the tour, driver to your hotel.
- 17:30 - 18:00 Arrival to hotel and the christian heritage tour will be ended.
Pick-up and Drop-off
How to organize the departure & ruturn Christian Heritage?
- The Departure and return of the tour, will be organized from the following central areas in Istanbul.
- Also it is possible to organize meeting point: It will be closer central areas to where you will stay. (Apartment, Home in those areas).
|Meeting Point of Full Day Istanbul Tour: Christian Heritage|
|Meeting Hotel or Meeting point in Istanbul||Pick Up||Drop Off|
|From Sultanahmet, Sirkeci, Istanbul||09:00 - 09:30||17:00 - 17:30|
|From Taksim, Beyoglu, Galata, Istanbul||09:00 - 09:30||17:00 - 17:30|
|From Besiktas, Istanbul (Meeting Point)||09:00 - 09:30||17:00 - 17:30|
|From Laleli, Aksaray, Beyazıt, Istanbul||09:00 - 09:30||17:00 - 17:30|
Language of The Guide
During the tour, experience the life, culture and history of Christians in Istanbul.
- Visiting the Christian heritage sites and experience the history, culture and life of chirstians in Istanbul.
- Visiting the ruins, monuments, museums of Bulgarian Iron Church, Yedikule Fortress, Little Hagia Sophia, Saint Antoine Catholic Church
- Enjoy a guided chirstianity discovery in Istanbul.
- Professional tour guide.
- All mentioned sites.
- All entrance fees during the tours.
- Hotel pick up services are free for this tour.
- All needed transportation during the tour is by non-smoking and airconditioned touristical vehicles.
- Local Taxes.
- Service Charges.
- Personal expenses.
- Tips to tour guide and driver (Not compulsory).
- Optional tours.
- Istanbul daily Tours has walking and not recommended for the people who has difficulties with walking.
- When you book the one of Istanbul Daily Tours the confirmation will be received at time of booking.
- We kindly request our guests to be ready 10 minutes before pick up time of Any Istanbul Daily Tours.
- Under 18 years Children who is going to join to one of Istanbul daily tours, must be accompanied by an adult.
- Hotel Transfers (Pick up and Drop off) are included from the central hotels in District of Fatih, Beyoğlu, Beşiktaş).
- The Other districts in European Side, 15 euro per person per way (single 20 euros per way).
- Hotel pick up in Asia side: 40 Euro per person, per way. 50 Euro Single person per way from the central hotels. You can pay when you be picked up from hotel.
- Asian side hotels has no pick up service. (If you want to join to the tours while you are staying in asian site, the meeting poin will be letting you know).
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