Sites to See: 1- Istanbul 2-Nicea 3- Bursa – Great Mosque 4- Thyrateira (Akhisar) 5- Sardis 6- Philedelphia
7- Laodecia 8- Hiearapolis 9-Pamukkale 10- Aphrodisias 11- Ephesus 12- House of Virgin Mary
13- Izmir (Smyrna) 14- Pergamon 15-Asklepion 16- Assos 17- Troy
Tour Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days
Arrive to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul
Visit Hagia Sophia – Topkapi Palace – Blue Mosque – Lunch – Drive to Nicea (İznik)
Overnight in Iznik
Visit Nicea – Hagia Sophia of Nicea – City Walls – Lunch – Drive to Burs – Visit Bursa’s Unesco’s Word Heritage Sites such as Great Mosque Bursa , Green Mosque and Green Tomb.
Overnight in Bursa ** Nicea is the place where first ecumenical council took place. (Creed of Nicea)
Drive to Akhisar (aka Thyrateria) – Visit ruins of Thyrateira – Lunch – Drive to Salihli – Visit archeological site of Sardes. Overnight in Salihli
Thyateria and Sardis are one of the Seven Churches of Revelation
Visit the ruins of Philedelphia – Laodecia – Lunch – Visit Hierapolis & Water Water Terraces.
Overnight in Pamukkale
** Philedelphia and Laodecia are one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. Hierapolis is mentioned once in the Act of Apostles.
Visit Aphrodisias – Luch – Şirince Village – Evening Cruise at the Aegean. Overnight in Kusadasi
Visit Ephesus – Rug Factory – Lunch – House of Mary. Overnight in Izmir
** Ephesus is one of the Seven Churches of Revelation where St John and Virgin Mary lived and visited by St Paul. St Timoty was the first bishop of Ephesus.
Izmir aka SMYRNA is one the Seven Churches of Revelation
Visit the archeological site of Pergamon – Lunch – visit the ruins Troy. Overnight in Canakkale
** Pergamon is one the Seven Churches of Revelation
Visit Gallipoli Battlefields – Lunch – Drive to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul
* Visit Anzac Bay, Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, Trenches, Beach Cemetery where John Simpson is buried
Transfer to the Airport.
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(Istanbul Extensions or Cappadocia Extensions from 1 Day to up to a week)