Day 1: Home - İstanbul

Arrival in Istanbul. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation. (B)

Day 2: İstanbul

Visiting the old Jewish districts around Galata Tower and Karaköy: Neve Shalom, Italian, Ashkenazi, Zulfaris Synagogues, old Camondo Han (now hotel), Camondo Stairs. Strolling through Ortaköy, passing by Etz Ahayim Synagogue Hospital. Lunch in Or-Ahayim. In the afternoon visiting Balat and Hasköy districts: Old-Age home, Mualem, Karaite, Ahrida synagogues, the old Jewish houses still with the star of David, Abraham Camondo’s Mausoleum and Hasköy Cemetery. (B, L)

Day 3: İstanbul

Excursion along Bosphorous by Private boat. Visiting old Jewish quarter in Kuzguncuk: Jewish houses, the cemetery, Beth Ya’akov and Virano Synagogues. Visiting hemdat Istael Synagogue in Haydarpaşa. (B)

Day 4: Istanbul

A full day classical tour in İstanbul: Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, the basilica of St. Sophia, the historical Bazaar. (B)

Day 5: İstanbul - İzmir

Early morning flight to Izmir. Visiting Jewish districts together with its synagogues: Beth Israel, Shaar Ashamayan, Senora, Bikur Holim. Visiting the Archeological Museum and the Agora. Dinner and overnight in İzmir. (B,D)

Day 6: İzmir – Sardis - Kuşadası

Departure for Sardis. Visiting Sardis, the ancient capital of Lydia with its Synagogue of 3rd century, the golden road, the old Jewish shops, the Pelestra, the Temple or Artemis and the church of St. John. Departure for Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kuşadası. (B, D)

Day 7: Ephesus

Visiting Ephesus, the celebrated city of antiquity with its marvelous monuments, the Archeological Museum, the Basilica of St. John and the house of Virgin Mary. (B, D)

Day 8: Kuşadası - Home

Transfer to Izmir airport for return flight direct or via Istanbul. (B)s

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