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Istanbul's Jewish Heritage Tour

Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
Highlights: Galata Tower, Neve Shalom Synagogue or Ashkenaz Synagogue, Balat, Jewish Hospital, Zulfaris Jewish Museum, Jewish Cemetery, Ortakoy, EtzAhayim Synagogue.
Operates: Maximum of 6 guests - Guaranteed daily departure from all Istanbul city hotels & cruise port.
Price: 105.99 Euro p/p (Small guided tour - excluding lunch).

Start with a tour of Galata, the centuries-old Jewish neighborhood with its famous tower built by the Genoese. You may go to Neve Shalom Synagogue or Ashkenaz Synagogue, depends on their availability.

Drive to Balat along the Golden Horn, a residential area of the Ottoman Jews where the “Star of David” still appears on the facades of some buildings. Proceed to Ahrida Synagogue, built in the 15th century, and the Jewish Hospital (Or-Ahayim) which you can view from outside. Then go to the Zulfaris Jewish Museum of the Quincentennial Foundation and the “Oldies House” at Haskoy.

After that, pass by the Jewish Cemetery where the martyrs of Neve Shalom are buried. Stop at Ortakoy, where the Sephardic Jews who were expelled from Spain disembarked in 1942. Your last stop would be EtzAhayim Synagogue.

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Please take note of the following:
* We aim to respond to all travel requests within 12 hours.
* You MUST provide your full passport details at time of booking. This information is required in order to obtain permission to enter the Synagogues. You are also required to fill in forms upon arrival at the Neve Shalom Synagogue. Tour itineraries and durations are dependent on times arranged by the Jewish Rabbinate.

Included services for this Istanbul's Jewish Heritage tour:
* Pick up & drop off from Istanbul hotels (on European side of Istanbul only) & Istanbul cruise port.
* Transportation with A/C non-smoking deluxe vehicles throughout the trip.
* Professional tour guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism.