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HAK IDCT 08

HAK IDCT 08

HAK IDCT 08  - ISTANBUL Istanbul Daily City Tours
Tour TO Byzantium
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  • Program and Price
Half Day Tour (minimum 6 guests)
Guaranteed Departure every Tuesday afternoon
Walk back into the history
Natural naval harbour of the Byzantines named as Golden Horn because of its hornlike shape and golden
reflection of the glittering waves under sunshine when viewed from the hill tops.

Visit the Patriarchate at Fener which is the seat of Orthodox Christianity since Constantine The Great’ s declaration
of Christianity as the religion of Roman Empire.

Church of Panagia of Blachernae, the best known and most celebrated shrine of the Holy Virgin famed with
the “Hagiasma” (holy water) and the “Hagion Lousma” (sacred bath).
Anemas Dungeons (from outside) were part of the Blachernae Palace, unique in the world with its historical and
architectural structure. It consists of 14 separate dungeons, each having 2 basements below sea-level with cells for
the prisoners and two towers. It was used as a prison for high ranked statesmen.

Tekfur Palace (from outside) built in the 12th century adjacent to the city walls. The only surviving pavillion
of the Blachernae Palace.
St. Savior in Chora (Kariye Museum), originally a Byzantine monastery with fantastic mosaics and frescoes
portraying scenes from the bible, the life and miracles of Jesus.

Byzantine City Walls surrounded the Acropolis of Byzantium with 22 kms. long fortification with 96 towers and 9
main gates dating back to the 5th century.


CAN BE A FULL DAY TOUR INCLUDING FREE LUNCH IF COMBINED WITH GOLDEN
HORN TOUR

 




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