Chora Church In Istanbul

Cultural & Theme Tours in Turkey

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Visit Chora Church in Istanbul and explore the fascinating world of Medieval ConstantinopleDiscover the UNESCO-listed site with a licensed guideEnjoy skip the lines priority admission tickets and never wait in a lineEnd with free time to explore on your own
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Walks In Istanbul - Tours, IstanbulWe meet at the cafe just opposite the main entrance and your guide will go over the history of Constantinople and Byzantine art over a cup of Turkish tea. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), IstanbulChora is a medieval Byzantine church and one of the world’s most revealing religious sites. We have skip-the-line priority admission and avoid the main crowds. Make your way inside to see the bounty of ancient treasures: the marvel of Byzantine mosaics.  Hear about its history and imagine it filled with the locals of Medieval Constantinople. Take in the opportunity to learn how these mosaics were made in the first place.Listen to Chora's history before and after it was converted into a mosque.  Pause to take photos of these fascinating mosaics and frescoes as you learn their history from your guide. By the end, you can choose to stay longer inside or enjoy a stroll along the neighborhood. Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Admission tickets for Chora Church Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Kariye Museum (The Chora Church)
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions