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Istanbul Jewish Heritage Tour

After the arrival of Ottoman Turks in 1453, Istanbul became the Capital of Ottoman Empire. Comprehending the synergy that is generated by coexistence of diverse cultures, Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror secured a social ambience of freedom for ethnic groups with different faiths, which accelerated the economic and social improvement of Istanbul. In 1492 Sultan Bayezit invited the Sephardic Jews that were exiled from Spain as the decision of Court of Inquisition, to come and live in Istanbul as ...
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Barry has been in the travel industry for the last 30 years. He has been traveling all his life to every destination, both as a traveler, a travel agent and as a group leader. He has experienced first-hand the evolution of leisure travel from the days of the pre-computer to the present.

Julie has known Barry all her life and has traveled that long, as well. She started her career as an interior designer 30 years ago, but switched to travel several years back thinking it would be fun t ...
from $251.00 (USD)
Per Person
Per Person (Based on 2-3 passengers)
$251.00 USD
Per Person (Based on 4-5 passengers)
$190.00 USD
Per Person (Based on 6-7 passengers)
$148.00 USD
Per Person (Based on 8-9 passengers)
$139.00 USD
Per Person (Based on 10-11 passengers)
$126.00 USD

Days of Operation


Departure Times and Duration

  • 09:00 AM (8 hours)
All times are local.


- On September 24, 2015, The Spice Market and Grand Bazaar will be closed.
- Please note that for all visitors, the synagogues request pre-arranged appointment for a specific date and hour. For security reasons, it is required to apply with the passport copies beforehand. Please email scanned copies of the passports of all those individuals taking this tour at the time of booking. Email to
- You need to carry your passport with you on this tour.

- ShoreTrips and our partners do our best to ensure that every stop described is available for your visit. There are some times when a site or building is closed at the last moment with little to no warning. We assume that those in charge make those decisions based on external information and we apologize when this causes inconvenience and disappointment.