6 hours 40 minutes to 7 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Go back in time to the Byzantine times when Istanbul was Constantinople and enjoy an 8-hour small-group guided tour of monasteries and churches. On this tour, uncover the impressive history of Christian sanctuaries that peaked during the reign of the Byzantine Empire. Visit Kariye Museum, once Chora Church, and ogle its frescoes and mosaics. See mosques converted from churches such as Pammakaristos and Pantocrator. Immerse with your guide to discover the history of palatial remains plus enjoy lunch included on this tour. Numbers on this small-group tour are limited to 15 people for a more intimate experience.
- Explore important religious buildings from the era of Constantinople
- Visit Chora Church to see its magnificent Byzantine mosaics and frescoes
- Enjoy a 2-course lunch at a local restaurant
- Receive personalized attention on a small-group tour limited to 15 people
Why Travelers Choose This Tour
This classic sightseeing tour focuses on the city's centuries-old Byzantine and Ottoman heritage.
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Hotel pickup and drop-off
English speaking licenced & professional guiding
All the places in the itinerary will be visited from outside