Activities

Sightseeing

History & Heritage

City Tour

Walking Tour

Off The-beaten-track

Cultural Tour

Religious Tour

Overview

Balat is located on the southern shores of the Golden Horn. It is one of the Jewish districts where Jews were re-settled during the time of the Ottoman Empire. We walk in Balat and find ourselves in intriguing streets with amazingly colorful life. Synagogues, Armenian churches, Romaic churches, Byzantine remnants and Ayazma’s are part of today’s adventure. Although once it had seven synagogues, now it has only two in good condition: Ahrida and Yambol Synagogues.

The cast-iron Bulgarian Orthodox church of St. Stephen of the Bulgars, the city walls and the ruins of the Byzantine palace known as Tekfur Saray, the Armenian Church of Surp Hresdagabet are among many other places we visit during this tour.

Highlights: Bulgarian Church, Ayazma of Blacherna, Synagouges

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Donations
  • Guidance


Additional Information

  • Balat to Tekfur tour is realized only on Sundays
  • In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited
  • Children below 2 are free of charge. 30% discount for children below 7


Schedule

Departure point: Pick up from centrally located hotels in Istanbul

Departure time: 08:30 am

Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

Return details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 05:00 pm

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation is not possible in the last 24 hours. There will be no refund for any unused portion or any tour program.

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  • Saturday
Languages
  • English
  • Turkish
Preferences
  • Child-friendly
  • 1 - 20 People
  • 8 Hour(s)
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