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In The Trace Of Christianity Tour Excursion (Half Day Morning Tour) - from Istanbul

LOCATION: Istanbul

In The Trace Of Chiristianity Tour Excursion From Istanbul

If you love learning about religion and history then is the tour for you..
We start this tour at the Patriarchate at Fener, by the Golden Horn, which is the heart of Orthodox Christianity. After the conquest Ottoman Empire in 1453, the seat of the Patriarchate remained in Istanbul.

Adult : £ 115.00 Child : £ 80.00

In The Trace Of Chiristianity Tour Excursion From Istanbul

We will take you to visit the Church of Panagia of Blachernae, which is the best known and most celebrated shrine of the Holy Virgin located near the Golden Horn, famed for the Hagiasma (fountain of holy water) which is said to be good to cure health problems, and also the Hagion Lousma (sacred bath) which was said to be good for the soul, where even the Emperor was said to come to purify himself.

Following that we will go onto the St.Savior in Chora, which was originally a Byzantine monastery, and is dedicated to Jesus Christ the Savior. Then it's on to the Pantocrator (zeyrek) the monastic complex which was one of the largest and best organised of the Byzantine period, comprising of two churches and a funerary chapel, baths and various hospitals.

Next we move onto the Church of St.Mary Pammacaristos, which was built in the 11th century by John Comnenus.
Finally our last two stops will be at the Zoodochos Pege at Balikli, which is dedicated to the Mother of God at Pege, and the St.Sergius and Bacchus which is a landmark in Byzantine ecclesiastical architecture. It is known today as the "Little Hagia Sophia".

Final visit to Hagia Eirene, the old patriarchal church with its impressive size, it stands next to Hagia Sophia. (From outside) This is truly a tour that any history and religion liver won't want to miss...

Available From :

This Excursion is avabile from 1 resort. istanbul

Days This Excursion Runs on :
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday,

Duration :
4 hours

Included :
Pick up from hotel,Drop back to hotel,Guidence 

Pick up Time :
Between 09:00 - 09:15

Drop of Time :
Between 13:00 - 13:15

Please Note:
Minimum 2 person is required for this trip and if you are more than 4 people please contact us for group discount

 

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