West Anatolian Tours

Pilgrimage RELIGIOUS TOURS "Footsteps of the Saints" Retrace the path taken by saints like St. Peter and St Paul during the earliest days of Christianity from the Biblical city of Antioch to the underground churches of Cappadocia. DAY 1: ISTANBUL On your arrival in Istanbul, you will meet our expert, English speaking guide and transfer to your hotel for the first of your 3 night stay. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul. DAY 2: ISTANBUL Your full day tour includes St. Sophia, the Byzantine Underground Cisternand Blue Mosque. You will also explore the treasures of Topkapi Palace itself, followed by the Grand Bazaar. DAY 3: ISTANBUL Highlights of your full day tour include the superb frescoes and mosaics of 12th centrur St. Savior in Chora Church and the Eyup Mosque, one of the most important places of pilgrimage in the Islamic world. You will also visit the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent, the Archeological Museum, and the fascinating Spice Market