Istanbul Christianity Heritage Tour (Istanbul Daily Tours)
Tour Type.: Chirstianity Heritage Tour is one of Full Day Private Istanbul Daily Tours.
Tour Meeting Point.: Hotel Lobby.
Tour Pick Up Time At.: 09:00 (approx.).
Tour Finishes at.: 17:00 (approx.).
Tour Duration.: 8 hrs.
Tour Available.: 365 days in year
Istanbul Christianity Heritage Tour
09:00 AM Depart from hotel after meet with tour guide and driver.
Churches & Monastery Tour starts from hotel after meeting with tour guide and driver and the continue to visit the first stop of the tour to visit Mireleon Church was formerly the Church of the Monastery of Myrelaion or "the place of myrrh". It is a former Eastern Orthodox church converted into a mosque by Grand vizier Mesih Pasa of the Ottoman Empire.
Lips Monastery is one of the most beautiful examples of the 13th century Byzantine brickworks. It is a building complex composed of the church of the Theotokos Panachrantos (the Immaculate Mother of God) the church of St. John the Baptist and the funerary chapel.
Saint Andrew Monastery is a former Eastern Orthodox church converted into a mosque by the Ottomans. The church, as the adjoining monastery, was dedicated to Saint Andrew of Crete, and was named Saint Andrew in Krisei or by-the-Judgment.
Gastria Monastery is part of a former Eastern Orthodox monastery converted into a mosque by Sancaktar Hayreddin Efendi in the 15th century. This is one of the buildings of Gastria Monastery, which was named after the vases (Gastria) of scented plants, brought from Jerusalem by Emperor Constantine's mother Helena.
Studios Monastery is the oldest apparent religious structure in İstanbul. The only part to survive into the 20th century was the Cathedral of St. John Baptist, probably the oldest remaining church in Istanbul, a 5th-century basilica which was converted by Bayezid II's equerry into the mosque İmrahor Camii.
17:00 PM is the end of the tour, then participants will be transferred back to their hotel and Churches & Monastery Tour will be ended.
- Hotel Pick up and Drop off.
- Air-conditioned Land Transportation.
- All needed transportation by non-smoking and air-conditioned touristical vehicles.
- Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in the tours.
- Museums, Ruins, Monuments entrances fees and tickets.
- Local Taxes.
- Service Charge.
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