Reframing Citriculture: Better Connections for Future
Pre & Post Tours
Istanbul Classics (1 Day Tour )
Tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.
Hagia Sophia- the Church of Divine Wisdom, Blue Mosque – facing Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Serpentine Column, Grand Covered Bazaar, Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant, Topkapı Palace, Sultan Tombs will be visited.
Galata Bridge, Golden Horn, Leander’s Tower will be also visioned during the tour.
Cappadocia (2 Days Tour)
Visiting the “open-air museum“ holding the earliest churches and chapels carved in fairy chimneys presenting finest examples of frescoes,u nique underground City of Kaymaklı, rock-cut city beneath the earth up to 8-9 levels where early Christians used to hide from Roman and Byzantine persecution, exploring the rock formations in Çatalkaya, a fantastic overview of the fairy chimneys from Esentepe, Pigeon Valley, greatest collection of pigeon nests in the World, walking through the amazing Ihlara Valley and visiting the monasteries at Yaprakhisar and Selime.
Göbekli Tepe (2 Days Tour)
Göbekli Tepe lie the remains of the earliest religious structures built by man yet to be discovered.
At about 11000-13000 years old this site pre-dates both pottery and writing and is far older that either Stonehenge in England or the great Egyptian Pyramids. Göbekli Tepe may have been in use as a point of gathering for religious and ritual events for over 2000 years.
Gaziantep & Antakya (2 Days Tour)
A Delicious Cultural Tour…
Gaziantep and Antakya are two archaic cities in the region you need to include your to see list. You will have a chance to see St. Pierre Church – which is indicated for pilgrimage by Pope for Christians.
You will be visiting Historical Uzun Çarşı (offers wide variety of local and traditional products), Beşikli Caves, Yesemek Open Air Sculpture Atelier (3.500 years old), Zeugma Museum, Halfeti, Famous Local Bazaars and tasting one of the most delicious foods in your life!