Üç imparatorluğa başkentlik yapan Istanbul aynı zamanda üç büyük dinin bir arada barış ve huzur içinde yaşandığı bir dünya başkentidir. Müslimanlar, Hiristiyanlar ve Museviler bu şehirde belkide dünyanın hiçbir yerinde olmadığı kadar özgürce dinlerini yaşayabilmektedirler. Bu şehrin sahip olduğu en büyük zenginlik ve mistizim belkide budur. Dauer: 9 StundenLive Guide: Englischinklusive
We start our tour from Kuzguncuk, which is of great importance in terms of showing how three great religions can live together in peace. The mosque, church and synagogue lined up on the same street in Kuzguncuk attracts the attention of those who see it. Kuzguncuk, where 3 faiths live together, stands out with its culture of tolerance. The tolerance district, where the mosque and the church are almost in the same garden. Kuzguncuk also offers great alternatives in terms of street tastes.
Aziz Mahmut Hüdai Tomb and Mosque
Aziz Mahmud Hüdayi Tomb is one of the important places among the spiritual places in Istanbul that must be visited. Aziz Mahmud Hüdayi earned the respect of many Ottoman Sultans in Istanbul and established a throne in the hearts of the people. For this reason, his tomb is visited by many people.
Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque
Hagia Sophia-i Kebir Mosque, which is among the most important monuments in the history of world architecture that has survived until today; It has an important place in the art world with its architecture, magnificence, size and functionality. This magnificent work is the largest church built by the Eastern Roman Empire in Istanbul and was built three times in the same place. Today's Hagia Sophia-i Kebir Mosque was built by Emperor Justinianos, two important architects of the period, Anthemios from Tralles (Aydın) and Isidoros from Miletos (Balat). The building, which was open to worship as a church for 916 years, was converted into a mosque when Fatih Sultan Mehmed conquered Istanbul in 1453.
Sultan Ahmet Mosque
Sultan Ahmet Mosque was built by Sultan Ahmet I in the 17th century by Sedefkar Mehmet Ağa, one of the students trained by Mimar Sinan. The mosque is also known as the Blue Mosque, as there are intense blue colored Iznik tiles on the walls of the mosque. There are 21 thousand 43 eye-catching Iznik tiles on the walls of the mosque.
It is the churches of the Pantokrator Monastery belonging to the Byzantine period and was established on a large land arranged with terraces on a hill overlooking the Golden Horn. The names of the three adjacent churches that make up the mosque in the Byzantine period are Îsâ Messiah (Christos Pantokrator), the Ruler of the Universe, Archangel Michael (Arangelos Mikhail) and the Compassionate Virgin Mary (Theotokos Elaiusa).
Saint George's Church and Ecumenical Patriarchate (Aya Yorgi Rum Kilisesi ve Fener Rum Patrikhanesi)
The 'Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate', also known as the 'Fener Patriarchate' since it is located in the 'Fener' district of Istanbul. Patriarchate has a special place in Ortadox Christianity.
St. Stephen’s Bulgarian Orthodox Church
According to legend, Bulgarians living in Istanbul wanted to leave the Greek Patriarchate in the 19th century and have an independent church built for themselves. They present their wishes to the Ottoman sultan of the time. However, Sultan Abdulaziz does not want the Bulgarians to build an independent church from the Fener Patriarchate. In order not to directly reject the demands of the Bulgarians, "I will give permission on the condition that the church construction is completed within three months"
Sinagoga de Ahrida
Sinagoga de Ahrida was built at the beginning of the 15th century and has the name the city of Ohrid in North Macedonia, where its founders immigrated to Istanbul. It is still the largest synagogue in Istanbul today. Founded by the Romaniotes, this synagogue became a Sephardic synagogue over time, as the Romaniotes assimilated under the Sephardi.
Eyüp Sultan Tomb and Mosue
One of the most important spiritual places to visit in Istanbul is Eyüp Sultan Mosque and Tomb. The tomb of Khalid b. Zayd (Abu Ayyub al-Ansari), who hosted Hz. Muhammad in his home when the Prophet migrated to Medina and was also the writing clerk of revelation, makes the tomb and its surroundings a sacred place.
Pier Loti Hill
Pierre Loti Hill, located on the ridges of Eyüp Sultan Mosque, is the place where the Golden Horn view can be seen best. When you climb this hill, Pierre Loti Coffee House, where the French writer Pierre Loti sat for hours and watched the Golden Horn with dreamy eyes and now bears his name, welcomes you. Duration: 9 Hours Live Guide: English