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8 Hours Full-day Tours Hotel Pickup Offered Free Cancellation
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.View Tour
3 Hours 18 Minutes City Tours Hotel Pickup Offered Free Cancellation
Explore the Eastern Orthodox Christian sites of Istanbul, known in Byzantine times as Constantinople, on this 3-hour tour with a knowledgeable guide. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, visit the Orthodox Patriarchate in the beautiful Church of St George, and check out other richly gilded places of worship including the Church of St Mary of the Mongols, and Chora Church, famous for its glittering Byzantine mosaics and frescoes. View the art and saintly treasures at each church, while learning about Constantinople's tangled religious history from your informative guide. Ideal for history buffs.View Tour