Important Dates

Congress Dates : September 25-28, 2024
Abstract Submission Deadline : April 26, 2024
Full Paper Submission Deadline : July 15, 2024
PRE POST TOURS

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Pre-requests will be received until 31 August 2024 for the tour mentioned below, and a clear announcement will be made about the tour after this date. Tour requests should be sent to yigit@dalyatur.com with the number of people.
  • The tour is planned to be held on 28 September 2024.
  • V.A.T. (20%) is not included in the price stated below. Possible increases to the museums will be reflected in the prices.
  • If the participation is below 25 people, the tour will be organised with other tourists. If the participation is over 25 people, the tour will be organised with a group consisting only of conference participants.
  • The tour vehicle will depart from The Green Park Pendik Hotel.
  • It is obligatory to inform the yigit@dalyatur.com address of the NAME / Surname / PASSPORT NO / GENDER / NATIONALITY information of the guests to be forwarded to the Ministry of Transport.
  • 0-2 years old free of charge, 3-7 years old 30% discount, children who cannot present their passports in order to benefit from the discounts and who have to buy a ticket will be subject to full price.
  • Grand Covered Bazaar is closed on Sunday and replaced with authentic shops, Topkapı Palace is closed on Tuesday and replaced with Tour to Byzantium.
  • Please click here for details of alternative tours. Participation in these tours will be individual. The departure point of the tours is the European side of Istanbul. A vehicle will be arranged for transportation to the tour departure point depending on the number of people within the scope of tour requests to be received until August 31, 2024. The price of this vehicle will be determined according to the number of people and will be added to the tour price. For your tour requests, please send an e-mail to yigit@dalyatur.com.

BYZANTINE & OTTOMAN RELICS TOUR - 28.09.2024



Duration : 8 hours
Language : English, Spanish
ADULT RATE : € 170.-
CHILD (3-7) RATE : € 125.-

Price Includes :
Free pick up and drop off from/to The Green Park Pendik Hotel, entrance fees, lunch, guiding services, A/C transportation, parkings

Price Excludes : Drinks at lunch and tips and V.A.T. (20%)

TOUR PROGRAM :
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 the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Live guide commentary is not allowed in Hagia Sophia

Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

Hippodrome, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.

Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenir. (Art demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request)

Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant.

Topkapı Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics of Prophet Mohammed, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. Live guide commentary is not allowed in special sections. (Harem is not included in the program)

Hagia Irene located in the outer courtyard of Topkapı Palace is the oldest church of the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine). It was also the second largest church in İstanbul after Hagia Sophia. It’s a typical Byzantine structure with its materials and architecture, was built on the site of an old temple in 330.

C L O S E D
Grand Covered Bazaar is closed on Sundays and replaced with authentic shops around Grand Bazaar
Topkapı Palace is closed on Tuesdays and replaced with Tour to Byzantium