Jewish Heritage: 4 Days

Tour Code:TAT-0064

  • 4 Days
  • Everyday
  • Istanbul


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Everyday- (All year round)
Except Fridays, Jewish, National, Religios holidays
Departure Point:
Istanbul Airports / Hotels
! It is highly suggested that the clients reconfirm their departure/pickup times by calling or emailing to the local tour operator no later than 24 hr before the service.
Ending Point:
Returns to original departure points
4 Days / 3 Night
Service Basis:
Sit in private vehicle (private tour)
Hotels Info:
•Pera Tulip Hotel (3*)
•Recital Hotel (4*)
•Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel (5*)
Additional Info:
Contact our dedicated Custom Team for tailor-making your tour with special private service rates even for small groups of 4 people with special rates.
Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time.
If you cannot find the service you need please contact our dedicated Custom Team to advise of your requirements.
Day tours are English guided and private basis
Guiding in your own language is upon availability and may require addıtıonal charge.
Please take passport for children if any

Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays
Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
Blue Mosque is closed on Fridays due to Frıday prayer we will visit from the garden.
The tour is not available on Fridays, Jewish, National, Religios holidays
Please take passport for children if any
Admission Fee(per person):
-Topkapi Palace Incl. Hagia Irene: 320TL
Note: The tour guide will have pre paid skip the line tickets to avoid long ticket queues. The cost of used entry tickets can be paid to your guide in cash dolar, euro or turkish lira at tours.


-This is a customized 4 days package with Professional English Speaking Jews guide.
-Visit most important synagogues and learn culture of Jews
-Visit Istiklal Street (Grande Rue de Pera), once it says, a stroll along its length is a must
-Walk on the Sultanahmet historical and visit the monuments among such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Hippodrome
-Experience shopping with locals in Grand Bazaar
-Taste typical turkish food in local restaurants
Explore the most popular Synagogues of Istanbul with an expert Jewish guide. Learn as Jews have not only found religious asylum in Turkey but also become part of its society and assumed important roles in different fields. Today over 26,000 Jewish people live in Turkey. The vast majority live in Istanbul. Walk on the Sultanahmet historical peninsula and visit the monuments such as Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome of Constantinople, and Grand Bazaar. Learn history about Byzantines, Ottomans, Jewish and Modern Turks from your expert local guide, Experience shopping with locals in Grand Bazaar, Taste typical Turkish food in a local restaurant. 
Day 1: Arrival Istanbul
Upon arrival in Istanbul, the guide will greet you and drive to your hotel.  After check-in leisure day to explore the city. Overnight in Istanbul.
(No Meal)
Day 2: Jewish Heritage Tour
Upon breakfast at the hotel depart for first visiting - "Ashkenazi Synagogue" is favoured for its imposing facade with three oriental arches and octagonal rosette windows. Inside, the floors are of marble, the lofty blue dome is painted with stars, and the elaborately-worked ark of dark wood blends eastern European and Arabesque styles. 
"Ahrida Synagogue" is in the Balat district, and is the oldest synagogue of Istanbul from the 1400's. The pulpit in the shape of Noah's Ark is exceptional here. "Komando Staircase" is a graceful curved double staircase built in the nineteenth century on the order of the Kamondos, the Jewish community's most prosperous family. 
"Zulfaris Synagogue" is dating from 1671 and is presently being restored as a museum of Turkish Jewish life. After lunch proceed to "Neve Shalom Synagogue" is where the Turkish Jews attend Shabbat prayers, weddings, and funerals. Our guide explains to us about a few historical facts about the synagogue and the Turkish Jew’s history here. We view "Galata Tower" from outside which dominates Istanbul’s skyline since 1348. We wander through the daily life of picturesque Galata District viewing workshops, groceries, housewives hanging out laundry, children playing in the narrow streets or making their way to and from school. After the tour, transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3: Treasures of Istanbul
According to your tour pick-up time, meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Explore Hagia Sophia; Meaning Divine Wisdom, Hagia Sophia was the largest building on earth barring the Egyptian Pyramids or the Great Wall of China. Today's Hagia Sophia was built by the Emperor Justinian in 537AD. It was the religious center of the city during the Byzantine period. It was used as a church for 916 years and as a mosque for 481 years, In 1934, by the order of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk it was converted into a museum and since it is open to the visitors.Next; Topkapı Palace; As well as being the imperial residence of the Sultan, the palace was also the seat of government for the ottoman empire. It housed the ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years until the Dolmabahçe palace was built. In 1924 it was converted into a museum. Today it is famous with harem, royal treasury, and holy relics sections
Continue to with Hippodrome; Built by the Roman Emperor Septimus Severus in 203AD, during the Roman period hippodrome was the civil center for the people of the city where once 100,000 spectators could be held.  Located in the heart of Sultanahmet surrounded by Blue mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi palace, today it is home to The Egyptian Obelisk (Dikilitaş), The Serpentine Column (Burma sütun), The Constantine Column and German Fountain.
Next, Blue Mosque; Built by the Ottoman Sultan Ahmet I in the year 1616, it is located opposite the Hagia Sophia.  Blue mosque today is one of the most famous landmarks of the old city with its famous six minarets and magnificent dome. Although it is officially called Sultanahmet Mosque, the name Blue Mosque was given to it by the visitors because of the amazing blue tiles decorating the interior walls. Next, Grand Bazaar; With 18 entrances and more than 4000 shops it is one of the greatest bazaars in the world. It was built between 1455-1461 by Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror. Today, shops selling the same kind of merchandise tend to be congregated in their own streets or inns as it was the original Ottoman system. At the end of the tour drive you back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 4: Departure Day
Upon breakfast at the hotel, check out and according to your flight time drive to Airport. End of the Service.

Full cancellation applies in the event of No-Show at specified meeting time.
The provider cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dressing.
Its highly recommended to make a travel insurance for your holiday, as the provider can not be held responsible for the incident(s) which may occur during the tour.
Amendments caused by the flights are upon availability and may require supplement fee.
Cancellations and changes made on purchased flight tickets are applied according to the cancellation and refund policies of airline companies.
The provider cannot be held responsible for letter mistakes that may occur from names forwarded to us for the purchase of flight tickets.
Tax: Included
Cancellation Policy: Hotels, Airport Transfers, Tours can be cancelled without any penalties 3 day(s) prior to first service date. Cancellations and changes made on purchased flight tickets are applied according to the cancellation and refund policies of airline companies.



3 night accommodation in Istanbul
Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary
Transfer services from/to Airports on private basis
Land transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle 

Admission fees for all sightseeings mentioned in the itinerary
Beverage with meals
Tips for the guides & drivers (0ptional)