Jewish Heritage - Full Day
Tour Code : CRD-IST04
Galata, Neve Shalom Synagogue, Ashkenaz Synagogue, Balat, Ahrida Synagogue, Exhibition of the Quincentennial Foundation, Atz-Ahayim Synagogue.
The Story of Turkish Jews / 500 Years of Peace & Harmony. Full Day Private Tour (Lunch included)
Start after breakfast for a full day tour in centuries-old Jewish neighborhood, Galata, with its tower built by the Genoese. Visit Neve Shalom Synagogue & Ashkenaz Synagogue, drive to Balat along the Golden Horn where the Star of David appears on the facades of some buildings.
We visit to Ahrida Synagogue, built in the 15th century. If required, lunch at Jewish Hospital (Or-Ahayim). Then we visit to the special "Exhibition of the Quincentennial Foundation" about the Jews in Turkey, upon private rendezvous, and the Jewish Cemetery, where the martyrs of Neve Shalom are buried. Last stop at Ortakoy; first disembark point of Sepharads, welcomed by the Ottoman Sultan, and visit to Etz-Ahayim Synagogue.
Tour Price Includes
Pick up from/to hotel or port, professional English speaking guide, entrance fees, a/c non-smoking vehicles, lunch (only on full day tours)
PS. Private arrangements are also avaliable on demand. For group requirements other languages are avaliable.