Byzantine Monasteries and Chora Museum Tour in Istanbul

Ist.Walks 11
Duration : Full-Day (8 hr.)
Start at 09:00 - Finish at 17:00
Departure :Everyday (All Year Round)
Tour Type: Regular / Group Tour
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Price : 90 €
What You Can Expect

If you are interested with Byzantine Empire and their art and want to know more about them, this tour is the best choice for you. Because on this tour we are visiting Byzantine Monasteries in Istanbul such as Byzantine churches, cisterns, dungeons, columns, Byzantine Stone houses and other things. The most important one is definitely the church of St. Savior of Chora. This museum is famous with its mosaics and frescos. And also Istanbul was the capital city of Byzantium Empire from 4th to 15th centuries.

Tour Schedule

You will be picked up from your hotel early in the morning. You will discover ancient Byzantine Heritage by walk. You will see and get information about history of St. Polyeuktos Church (ruins), Aspar Cistern, Pantokrator Church, Tekfur Palace, Chapel of St John the Forerunner, Monastery of St. Saviour in Chora and Pammakaristos Church. Also stop for lunch at a typical Turkish restaurant. After the tour we will drive you back to your hotel.  


  • Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in the tours
  • All mentioned city sightseeing tours on regular group guided basis
  • Mentioned entrance fees to sights by the itinerary
  • Meals mentioned by the itinerary - ( L: Lunch )
  • All mentioned land transportations
  • Local taxes


  • Any tips to guide, driver or staff at hotels,
  • Personal expenses and medical services.

Important Notes

  • The times are approx.
  • Age 0-2 years old children are free of charge for the tour
  • This tour will not be realized on Wednesday.
  • Please pay attention to the instructions of your tour guide and be ready at the appointed place on time.
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