CONNECTION_ERROR private tour Byzantin heritage | My Little Butler

Cart

Full day private tour to discover Byzantin heritage

Day complete dedicated to the discovery of the heritage of Byzantin Empire. Byzantins, during the middle age, have been always designated by the term “Romans” . Byzance, famous with its capital city Constantinople, has been in fact Orient (East) Roman Empire. Constantinople, the new Rome, has become the capital of an evolution of a civilisation of polythéisme to a christian orthodoxe. During one day you will be able to visit unknown part of Istanbul rich of History with a guide specialized.

from 71 £

CompareEmail your friend

Full day private tour to discover Byzantin heritage

Day complete dedicated to the discovery of the heritage of Byzantin Empire. Byzantins, during the middle age, have been always designated by the term “Romans” . Byzance, famous with its capital city Constantinople, has been in fact Orient (East) Roman Empire. Constantinople, the new Rome, has become the capital of an evolution of a civilisation of polythéisme to a christian orthodoxe. During one day you will be able to visit unknown part of Istanbul rich of History with a guide specialized.

from 71 £

CompareEmail your friend

Highlights / Info

 Highlights

  • Discover the Byzantine Architecture
  • Learn more about this period of the city
  • Access to places you’ll never be able to visit alone

Info

Tour Duration : 7 hours
Live Guide : French, English, Spanish, German, Portuguese
Pick Up service: From the hotel

Description

Day complete dedıcated to the discovery of the heritage of Byzantin Empire. Byzantins, during the middle age, have been always designated by the term « Romans «. Byzance, famous with its capital city Constantinople, has been in fact Orient (East) Roman Empire. Constantinople, the new Rome, has become the capital of an evolution of a civilisation of polythéisme to a christian orthodoxe.

The days begins with visit of the Church Myrelaion. This is an old orthodoxe church transformed to a mosque by the Ottomans and known as Bodrum Mosque. Built in 10th Century, close to a an imperial palace under the reign of Romans, 1st Lécapene, for sheltering the family tomb.

Next visit will be the church of Sainte-Théodosie. The church is estimated to be uilt in 11th Century, transformed to Mosque by the Ottomans and known as Gul Camii. The initial name comes from a the name of orthodoxe Sainte martyred in iconoclastic period.

The next step will be Orthodoxe Patriarchy of Constantinople, called by the Turks today Fener Rum Ortodoks Patrikhanesi, which is a unique byzantin institution still functioning today and having the first jurisdiction over the Church orthodoxe. Visiting its dedicated church to St.George will allow you to learn about the liturgy orthodoxe.

Notre-Dame-des- Mongols, is the only church in Istanbul which is not transformed to as mosque. It function as a culte place since Byzantin times. The church formerly dedicated to Théotokos Panayiotissa (Notre-Dame-Mere-de-Dieu) has become a refuge of byzantin princesse, following the death of her husband. Maria Paléologue, wife of the Khan of Mongols in 13th Century. The church decorated by the frecoes preserves still its autanticity.

Then lunch break.

Following the lunch, you will pass through the to Saint Jean Baptiste –in-Trullo Chapelle (Hirami Ahmet Pasa Mescidi) and visit the Museum of Fethiye, the ancient church of Théotokos Pammakaristos. The church dates back to 13th Century is one of the principal churches of
Patriarchy orthodoxe. Today, it serves as a museum for the byzantin frescoes and mosaics it possesses.

Finally in the afternoon, we will be heading to the ramparts of Constantinople for observing military architecture and crossing a cemetery having a historical value we will arrive to a monastary orthodoxe called Poissons, Notre-Dame-de-Pighi (Balikli Meryem Ana Rum Ortodoks Manastırı). The monastry is still in function the middle of muslim and christian cemeteries. Its church dates back to 19th Century and sits next to a fontain with holy water (aghiasma). The place has been visited since 5th Century not only by plgrims but also by ill people hoping recovery. Since 19th Century the patriarches orthodoxes have been buried in this monastary togther with the eminent people of the greek orthodox and Karamanlides, christian orthodox speaking Turkish but writing in greek alpabet.

Terms & conditions

What’s included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service (transportation according your hotel location)
  • Services of a private guide
  • Entrance fee in the visited monument

 

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

 

Meeting point

Pick from the lobby of the hotel.

*all tours to be booked at least 72 hours in advance, subject to availability

Full day private tour to discover Byzantin heritage

Day complete dedicated to the discovery of the heritage of Byzantin Empire. Byzantins, during the middle age, have been always designated by the term “Romans” . Byzance, famous with its capital city Constantinople, has been in fact Orient (East) Roman Empire. Constantinople, the new Rome, has become the capital of an evolution of a civilisation of polythéisme to a christian orthodoxe. During one day you will be able to visit unknown part of Istanbul rich of History with a guide specialized.

from 71 £

CompareEmail your friend

from 71 £Select options

Full day Nigde & the relics Seljuks

from 71 £

Full day tour all around Cappadocia region to discover the Seljuks relics. Direction of the town of Nigde (app 100 km) for the discovery of the most beautiful monuments of Seljuk”s Period. Especially one of the most fascinating exemples of the period architecture the mausoleum.The archaeological museum again another witness of the art and civilisations lived through the ages in the region.  (visit of the church and the discovery of underground city)

Full day Nigde & the relics Seljuks

Visit a vinery and taste wine in Cappadocia

from 24 £

1h – 1h30 Visit of one of the most prestigious vineyards and cellar of Cappadocia, Turasan is now investing for couple of years in the development of new quality of wines. A french “maitre de chais” is here to help on this new project. Turasan Winery is one of the most famous in Cappadocia. Brand established in 1943, rather early for Turkey offers different wines of different vines.visit in the cellar the at the end of the day to complete your discovery with the cellar and the chais and wine tasting.

Visit a vinery and taste wine in Cappadocia

Half day Valley discovery on bike in Cappadocia

from 78 £

A half day Bike tours cross different the valleys and the fairy chimneys ! Departing from Goreme, you will discover the surrounding area through bike ride in the company of an English speaking person. Heading to Uchisar and its famous rock, which was once used as a castle. Valley of Güllüdere that we also call the “valley of Love”. Cavusin, one of the oldest settlements in the area……

Half day Valley discovery on bike in Cappadocia

Full day private tour Galata & Pera area

from 68 £

One day is even not enough to discover all about this magnificient area! Pera & Galata are full of monuments and history.  The neighbourhood of Pera, meaning « from» (Galata) in Greek, is the extension of the district Genoese. Its urbanisation speeds up in 19th Century. The next discovery will be a covent of whirling dervishes, founded in 16th Century, this Tekke is considered as the most ancient covent of Halveti in Istanbul.

Full day private tour Galata & Pera area

Sunrise Balloon tour in Cappadocia

from 108 £

A life time’s experience! The magically unique landscape of Cappadocia is like nothing you have ever seen. As the balloon slowly ascends at sunrise, the surreal lunar landscape that unfolds below will simply astound you. The balloon drifts silently and effortlessly through the valleys and over the famous fairy chimneys, vineyards, and orchards. The stunning colors of the rock formations will take your breath away. No matter how long you plan to stay in Cappadocia, hot air ballooning is a wholly unique experience not to be missed.

Sunrise Balloon tour in Cappadocia

-->

You May Also Be Interested In

Translate »