Jewish District Cruise Tour

Jewish District Cruise Tour is one of the best options in Istanbul Travel Services to meet multi-cultural identity of Istanbul. You can see the most important synagogues, apartments and you’ll also visit Jewish Museum in this tour. It’s a great trip to know Jewish culture in Istanbul.

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  • Schedule: This tour is available everyday of the week.
  • Meeting: This tour includes a hotel pick-up.
  • Duration: Approximately 4 hours
  • Confirmation: This tour is confirmed instantly

In a nutshell

  • A chance to look at closely to cultural heritage of Jewish community of Ottoman Empire.
  • You won’t see only Jewish Museum and synagogues, you’ll also see the architectural mentality of Jewish community at Kamondo steps and apartments.
  • Galata where Jewish people lived who migrated from Spain to Ottoman Empire is waiting for you with its attractive cultural mosaic.

What to Expect

You’ll meet the guide at lobby of your hotel. Then your trip will begin. You’ll visit Jewish Museum, Ashkenazi Synagogue, Schneidertemple Synagogue.  You’ll see Georgian Synagogue, Neve Shalom Synagogue, Italian Synagogue, Jewish Apartments, Kamondo Buildings from outside.

Most of Jewish people migrated to Ottoman Empire from Spain and Portgual because of religious pressure and Ottoman Empire was second homeland for them at that times. They came to nearby Galata and they became a different piece of multi-cultural Ottoman Empire. This tour makes you more well-informed about Jewish community in ıstanbul with architecture, religion and other work of arts.

You’ll see these places in this tour:

  • Jewish Museum
  • Ashkenazi Synagogue
  • Schneidertemple Synagogue
  • Georgian Synagogue
  • Neve Shalom Synagogue
  • Italian Synagogue
  • Jewish Apartments
  • Kamondo Buildings

What’s Included

  • Admission to Jewish Museum and synagogues.
  • Transportation
  • Guiding along the tour

What’s Not Included

  • Personal purchases
  • Public transportation
  • Lunch

Remarks

Tickets are for 1 use only

Please note that you have to make reservation 4 days before departure to able to visit synagogues.

Passport copies are required. You can also fax them to our office.

If you attend to this tour on Jewish and Muslim religious holidays,  tour may not be applicable.

You’ll be picked up from your hotel at the beginning of the tour and dropped off at Galata at the end of tour.

We underlined that this tour has different routes for weekdays and weekends. There are details below:

Program for Monday – Friday: Jewish Museum, Ashkenazi Synagogue, Schneidertemple Synagogue and outer visits to Georgian Synagogue, Neve Shalom Synagogue, Italian Synagogue, Jewish Apartments, Kamondo Buildings.

Program for Saturday: Outer visits to Schneidertemple Synagogue, Georgian Synagogue, Ashkenazi Synagogue, Italian Synagogue, Jewish Apartments, Kamondo Buildings.

Program for Sunday: Jewish Museum, Schneidertemple Synagogue and outer visits to Neve Shalom Synagogue, Georgian Synagogue, Ashkenazi Synagogue, Jewish Apartments, Kamondo Buildings.

Corporate

Would you like to have this as a private tour for your company?. We can organize this tour as an special and private activity on a date set by you, for your employees, business partners, or your company’s foreign or local guests. All you need to do is contact us…

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