Byzantine Monasteries of Istanbul

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Byzantine Monasteries of Istanbul

Here is an awesome walking tour that you can see the greatest Byzantine sights. Visit monasteries, homes, and ruins with an expert guide and discover history.

Duration: 8 Hours
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Live Guide: English.
Pick-up Services: Pick up is available from centrally located hotels.


  • Discover ancient Byzantine Heritage.
  • Enjoy a look at beautiful monasteries and ancient cisterns.
  • Learn the history and myths behind some of Istanbul's best-preserved monuments.
  • Enjoy the local meal of the ancient Byzantine area.

Full Description

If you would like to discover Byzantine Art, civilization and get some knowledge about the history of the Byzantium Empire, you are at the right place. Istanbul was the capital of the Byzantium Empire and there are a lot of remainings of Byzantine churches, stone houses, cisterns, dungeons, columns, palaces and lots of other stunning things. With this special walking tour, we will take you on the trail of Byzantine Monasteries in Istanbul. The highlight of the day is definitely the church of St. Saviour of Chora in which you will be amazed by the mosaics and frescos. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.



  • Entrance Fees.
  • Lunch.
  • Professional Guidance in English.
  • Pick up and Drop off services from centrally located hotels.
  • Refreshments.

Meeting point

Your hotel lobby.


Know Before You Go

  • *This tour is not available on Wednesdays.
  • Please ask if pick-up is available for your hotel.

About your Host

Istanbul Walks

Istanbul Walks is Tour Operator that organises Daily City Tours and Walking Tours in Istanbul and Turkey with its company owned vehicles. We are licensed as “A Group No 6174” from the ministry of Culture and Tourism...
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Customer Reviews

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Declan - February 03, 2019

Very professional and informative, interesting

Rene - January 29, 2019

As promised, with a great guide

Johnny - April 14, 2019

We are picked up late from our hotel but the kindness and the knowledges of our guide excused it.

Ida - June 04, 2019

They need to elaborate on lunch. Could be better.

Terry - February 15, 2019

The story of Leonardo da Vinci effected me so much. In His period while he was in Istanbul he visited so much the Chora Church. The myth says Leonardo has been effected from a fresco than he painted Mona Lisa.

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