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RELIGIOUS TURKEY

Belief is the great power and in the history, people have sought the way to the God and religions gave them an answer. But sometimes, it was so hard to follow those ways. Sometimes, they needed to hide in rock hewn Caves in Cappadocia, sometimes they fled from cruelties and found piece from different lands just like Sephardic Jews who brought to Istanbul. Some of them died on behalf of God and people never forgot their names just like Eyup El Ensari or St. Euphemia. If you find out more details, our sample itineraries prepared by professional advisors will give you an idea.

Religious travel TurkeyRELIGIOUS HIGHLIGHTS OF TURKEY

 

Hagia Sophia

HAGIA SOPHIA

It was the biggest Cathedral on the world when they built in 6th century and for thousands years it was the biggest cathedral on the world an still it is the forth biggest one.

  Topkapi PAlace

TOPKAPI PALACE

This special section is visited every years more than million visitors. Prophet Mohammed’s mantle, sword, arrow and relics of John the Baptist are the highlights of the section.

 

   

Eyup Mosque

EYUP MOSQUE

Eyup-el-Ensari was a standard-bearer of Mohammed and he died-here during an Arabic siege of the city in the 7th century. His grave was discovered at the conquest and later the mausoleum and the were built on this site.

  GREEK ORTHODOX PATRIARCH

GREEK ORTHODOX PATRIARCH

It is an ecumenical patriarchate, but mostly it has great importance because of artifacts and relics, which include: the patriarchal throne, believed to date from the 5th century; three rare mosaic icons; the Column of Flagellation to which Jesus was tied and whipped; and the tombs of female saints.

 

   

CHORA CHURCH (KARIYE MUSEUM)

CHORA CHURCH (KARIYE MUSEUM)

It is famous about well-preserved 14th century mosaics and frescoes where you can see the scene form new and old testament. Especially Virgin Mary’s life scenes from apocryphal bibles are impressive.

  ANTAKYA SAINT PETER CAVE CHURCH

ANTAKYA SAINT PETER CAVE CHURCH

This is one of the oldest church in Christianity which believed that Saint Peter carved by himself. Today, with special permissions, ceremonies can perform in side.

 

   

SEVEN CHURCHES OF REVELATION

SEVEN CHURCHES OF REVELATION

“What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.” Revelation 1:11

  TARSUS SAINT. PAUL WHEEL AND CHURCH

TARSUS SAINT. PAUL WHEEL AND CHURCH

Saint Paul was born in Tarsus that mentioned in Bible 2 times and today, common belief is the wheel was the part of Saint Paul house where he born. Close to wheel there is Church of Saint Paul remains from 18th century.

 

   

POOL OF SACRED FISH

POOL OF SACRED FISH

"O fire! Be cool and become peace for Abraham”  Quran. Birth place of Abraham where he had tried to kill by King Nimrod as throwing him into furnace and with God will, fire turned into water and wood pieces become carps.

  Travel MARDIN

MARDIN

Mardin is famous about its yellow cut stone house and Assyrian church and monasteries in the region. Deyrulzaferan Monastery and Church of the 40 Martyrs are the highlights of the city.

 

   

HOUSE OF VIRGIN MARY

HOUSE OF VIRGIN MARY

Jesus Christ commend his mother to St. John and after crucified of Jesus, they traveled to Anatolia and common belief is, St. John brought her to here where he tried to extend his words to community of Ephesus and her house found in mysterious way…

  KONYA MEVLANA CELALEDDIN RUMI

KONYA MEVLANA CELALEDDIN RUMI

“Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshipper, lover of leaving, it doesn't matter…” Mevlana

He lived and spent his life in Konya and extend his peaceful words to the word from here.

 

   

MOST FAVORITE TOUR ROUTES

1. Istanbul - Ephesus - Pamukkale - Konya - Cappadocia - Tarsus - Urfa - Mardin - Diyarbakir - Istanbul

2. Istanbul - Ephesus - Pamukkale - Istanbul

3. Istanbul - Ephesus - Pamukkale - Cappadocia - Istanbul

4. Antalya - Tarsus - Urfa - Istanbul

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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