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Jewish Heritage Tour

 

 

Galata is one of the best preserved points of Istanbul where Turkish-Jewish heritage is still alive. We visit the Jewish Museum of Turkey and later on Neve Shalom Synagogue if permitted. You will have a chance to see a spectacular view of Bosphorus, Golden Horn-Balat district and the Marmara Sea on Galata Tower built in 14th century. According to time, we will stroll through Jewish Quarter of Balat in Golden Horn. We can also visit baroque style Ahrida Synagogue. Late afternoon we will visit one of the most beautiful eastern-roman churches named as Church of Khora "Kariye in Turkish". It was built in the 5th century and it is famous for its mosaics and frescoes depicting the chronology of the Christ.