Religious Tours & Spiritual Journeys in Istanbul

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A curated directory of religious tours and spiritual journeys in Istanbul available for booking.

Tour Description Countries Duration Dates Min Price
Ephesus and the House of Virgin Mary Day Trip from Istanbul
Company: Viator
Destinations: Istanbul
Categories: temples

Fly to Izmir and explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus and the House of the Virgin Mary on this day trip from Istanbul. Ephesus is home to some of the best-preserved ancient ruins in the Mediterranean. Visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Library of Celsus and the Great Theater. Enjoy Turkish delicacies for lunch, then visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where Mary spent the last days of her life. Details and booking→

Turkey 11 hours various dates $320.00
Cappadocia In One Day Small-Group Tour from Istanbul: Ozkonak Underground City, Uchisar and Open-Air
Company: Viator
Destinations: Istanbul
Categories: churches

Travel to Cappadocia and explore its fascinating archeological and natural wonders on this full-day tour from Istanbul. admire the amazing volcanic landscapes of Devrent Valley and Pasabag (Monks Valley). Visit the Goreme Open-Air Museum, where you’ll see the remains of rock-cut churches. Plus, enjoy a pottery-making class in Avanos, and learn interesting details about Cappadocia from your local guide throughout your tour! This small-group tour is limited to 20 people and ends in Istanbul with a return flight from Cappadocia. Details and booking→

Turkey 12 hours various dates $320.00
Private Tour: Istanbul's Jewish Heritage
Company: Viator
Destinations: Istanbul
Categories: history · Judaism · synagogues

Discover Istanbul's Jewish culture on this private half-day tour. Visit the Galata Tower, one of the most prominent landmarks in the city on the European side.You will also visit the synagogues of Ashkenaz and Ortakoy. Details and booking→

Turkey 4 hours various dates $60.00
Istanbul Small-Group Tour Including Dolmabahce Palace and Luxury Transport
Company: Viator
Destinations: Istanbul
Categories: art · history · Judaism · luxury · mosques · palaces

Discover Istanbul’s artistic and historical gems on a half-day city tour with luxury transport by Mercedes minivan included! With a local guide, tour the opulent Dolmabahçe Palace and enjoy visits to Istanbul Modern Art Museum, Rüstem Pasha Mosque and the famous Spice Bazaar. Learn about the city’s history from Byzantine times to the modern day, and explore Balat, the Jewish quarter. Numbers are limited to 14 on this small-group tour, ensuring a personalized experience. Details and booking→

Turkey 4 hours various dates $45.00
Whirling Dervish Show in Istanbul
Company: Viator
Destinations: Istanbul

See Turkey’s whirling dervishes perform a traditional ‘sema’ Mevleviye dance ceremony at the iconic Hodjapasha Dance Theater in Istanbul! The centuries-old ceremony is a spiritual performance featuring graceful choreography, Persian chanting and traditional Turkish music, played by the on-site orchestra. Enjoy a drink and some Turkish delight from the bar, and then sit captivated as the dervishes glide around the stage in their eye-catching robes; it’s the perfect evening out for a taste of age-old Istanbul culture. Details and booking→

Turkey 90 minutes various dates $33.70