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City Tour Istanbul - Tour to Byzantinum

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Look back at the time when Istanbul was the capital of the Byzantine Empire, a period of more than 1000 years.

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    • Languages: Englisch Deutsch Spanisch Französisch Italienisch
    • Participants : 1 - 100
    • Duration : 4 hours
    • Offer type : public (with other participants)
    • Tour ID: 5612
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    Description

    Visit the Church of St. George, one of the principal Greek Orthodox cathedrals. Another important sight is the Church of Panagia of Blachernae, the best known and most celebrated shrine of the Holy Virgin. This church is especially known because of its holy water and its sacred bath called Hagion Lousma.

    Another sight that you shouldn't miss is the St. Savior in Chora, also called Kariye Museum, which was originally a Byzantine monastery.

    More places of interest that we will sightsee on this tour are the Anemas Dungeons and the Tekfur Palace (from outside). The Anemas Dungeons is unique in the world with its historical and architectural structure and it consists of 14 separate dungeons. Once it was used as a prison for high ranked statesmen.

    At last your guide shows you the Byzantine City Walls surrounded the acropolis of Byzantium with 22 kms long fortification. It consists of 96 towers and 9 main gates dating back to the 5th century.

    The tour terminates at the Sultanahmet Area.

    Additional information

    Note: The booking has to be reconfirmed by the tour operator. We will contact you as soon as the booking is bindingly.

    Meeting point

    We pick up our guests from most of central Istanbul hotels. Guests need to call us minimum 24 hours in advance in order to confirm their reservations and check free pick up availability and pick up time. Pick up takes 45 minutes to 1 hour on the shuttle bus.

    Please bring your booking confirmation.

    Cancellation Conditions

    This deal can be cancelled for free up to one day before the date of the activity.

    The local operator is solely responsible for the contents of this offer. In case of a reasonable suspicion of a copyrigth infringement, please contact us at to get the contact details of the operator.

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