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            tour                                                                                                                                                   1 B  daY 1                          visit Blue Mosque, Photo Stop at hippodrome
                                                                                                                                              Roman Road
                                                                                                                                                                          arrive to istanbul international airport
                                                                                                                                                                      L   Meet & Greet with local Guide at airport  visit topkapi Palace
                                                                                                                                                                      D   Departure to city tour       visit St.Sophia Museum
                                                                                                                                                                   2    daY 2                  OVERNIGHT IN ISTANBUL            WD

                                                                                                                                                                      B   transfer to istanbul airport  visit St.Peter Church
                 Hagia Sophia                                                                                                                                         L   fly to hatay                 visit antioch archeological Museum
                                                                                                                                                                      D   arrive to hatay airport      Departure to adana 200km 2,5hr
                                  Istanbul                                                                                                                         3    daY 3                  OVERNIGHT IN ADANA               WD

                                                                                                                                                                      B   Departure to tarsus 45km 1hr  visit roman road (ancient road)
                Troy                                                                                                                                                                                   Departure to Cappadocia 210km 3hr
               Ancient                                                                                                                                                L   visit St.Paul’s Church and well
                City                                                                                                                          Tarsus                  D   Photo stop at Cleopatra’s Gate
                  Alexandra                                                                                                                                        4    daY 4                 OVERNIGHT IN CAPPADOCCIA          WD
                  of Troas
                aYvalIk                                                                                                                                               B   Departure to Cappadocia 210km 3hr  visit underground City
                  Acropolis of                                                                                                                                        L   Departure for Cappadocia tour   visit Devrent valley, Pasabag valley
                   Pergamon  Thyateira                                                                                                                                D   visit Goreme open air Museum-  we will visit Pottery, Carpet and turkish-
                                                   konYa       nevsehIR                                                                         TARSUS, where ‘’the       Photo stop uchisar Castle    Jewelery workshops
                  Red Basilica                                                                                                                  apostle’’ St. Paul was    visit Pigeon valley          optional:turkish night Show
                St. Policarp Church  Sardes                          Cappadoccia  kaYseRI                                                       born and Anthony   5    daY 5                 OVERNIGHT IN CAPPADOCCIA        WD
               IZMIR             Philadelphia                                                                                                   met Cleopatra.
                 Ephesus  Virgin Mary                                                                                                           Tarsus with its       B   Departure for Konya 240km 3,5hr  visit lystra
                        House  Hierapolis                      Caravansarai                                                                     Ottoman houses,       L   on the way photo stop at Sultanhani-   Departure to Konya 53km 1hr
                                 paMukkale                                         hataY                                                        rambling streets      D   Caravanserai                 visit Mevlana Museum
                  kuşadasI     h                  Antioch of                                                                                    and some ancient   6    daY 6                  OVERNIGHT IN KONYA              WD
                                                                                                                                                monuments is a
                            Laodicea                                           q                                                                charming town.
                                                                      adana                                                                     ROMAN ROAD, is the    B L  Departure for antioch of Pisida  170km 2,5hr  visit hierapolis ancient City ruins and-
                                                                                                                                                                          visit anthioc of Pisida
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Cotton Castle
                                                                          adana          Antioch                                                                      D   Departure for Pamukkale 225km 3hr  visit laodicea
                                                                                        Archeological                                           unearthed section
                                                                                                                                                of an ancient road in
                                                           St. Paul’s                    Museum                                                                    7    daY 7                 OVERNIGHT IN PAMUKKALE           WD
                                                           Church                                                                               the historical city of
                                                                                   St.Peter                                                     Tarsus, built in the      Departure to Philedelphia 90km 1,5hr
                                                                                   Church                                                                             B                                Departure to Selcuk 145km 2,5hr
                                                                                                                                                1st century AD.       L   visit Philadelphia           visit house of virgin Mary
                                                                                                                                                                      D   Departure to Sardis 50km 1hr  visit St. John Basilica
                                                                                                                                                ST. PAUL’S WELL           visit Sardes
                                                                                                                                                An important place
                                                                                                                                                of pilgrimage for   8   daY 8                  OVERNIGHT IN KUSADASI          WD
                                                                                                                                                Christians. It is
                                                                                                                                                located in what       B   Departure for ephesus 20km 30min  Departure to izmir 80km 1,5hr
                                                                                                                                                is thought to be      L   visit ephesus ancient City   visit Smyrna; St.Polycarp Church visit-
                                                                                                                                                the courtyard of      D   visit leather factory and enjoy   Smyrna; St.Polycarp Church
                                                                                                                                                St. Paul’s house          the fashion show             visit agora of the ancient City
                                                                                                                                                in the Kizilmurat
                                                                                                                                                quarter close to the   9  daY 9                 OVERNIGHT IN IZMIR             WD
                                                                                                                                                Cumhuriyet Meydani    B   Departure for thyateaira 140km 2hr  visit acropolis of Pergamon
                                                                                                                                                (lit. Republic        L   visit thyateira              Proceed to ayvalik 65km 1hr
                                                                                                                                                Square). The water        visit red Basilica
                                                                                                                                                level never drops     D
                                                                                                                                                and the water      10   daY 10               OVERNIGHT IN AYVALIK OR AKCAY     WD
                                                                                                                                                is believed to be
                                                                                                                                                sacred with healing   B   Departure for alexandria of troas  138km 2,5hr  visit troy ancient City
                                                                                                                                                properties.           L   visit alexandria of troas    Departure to istanbul 330km 6,5hr
                                                                                                                                                                      D   Departure for troia 35km 45min  terminating at hotel, overnight in istanbul
                                                                                                                                                                   11   daY 11                 OVERNIGHT IN ISTANBUL            WD
                                                                                                                                                                      B   Departure for city tour      visit Grand Bazaar
            10 Nights 11 Days           Saint Peter Church                                          St. Paul’s Church                                                 D L  Bosphorus Cruise with Private Yacht  free until departure
            St Paul                               SAINT PETER CHURCH, The first   Antioch is one of the three original                                                    visit Kariye Museum     ON BOARD
                                                                                                                                                                                                       transfer to istanbul international airport
                                                                                                                                                                          visit Spice Market

                                                  church of the christian world which
                                                                                 patriarchates (see patriarch). Aurelian,
                                                                                                                                                                            WALKING DISTANCE (WD) :          LESS THEN 2 HOURS /                BETWEEN 2 AND 3,5 HOURS /                         MORE THAN 3,5 HOURS
            StePS tour                            was established in first century by   who recovered the city from Shapur                                         ST.PAUL’S CHURCH, Served as a monument   are frescoes depicting Christ and the Four
                                                                                 I of Persia, erected (3d cent.) more
                                                  Saint Petrus where the christianity
                                                  was named. Antioch was an early
                                                                                 magnificent buildings and churches.
                                                  center of Christianity; Peter and Paul
                                                                                 The city played a significant role in the
                                                                                 theological controversies of the early
                                                  preached there. It was in Antioch
                                                                                                                                                                   museum today, the Church of St. Paul is
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Evangelists with Angels on the roof. The
            with CaPPaDoCCia                      that the followers of Jesus were first   Christian church (see Christianity).                                    located in the Ulu Cami quarter. The church   church is an important place of pilgrimage
                                                                                 St. John Chrysostom estimated its
                                                  called Christians after they severed
                                                                                                                                                                                                     for Christians and in 1992-93 it hosted the
                                                                                                                                                                   dedicated to St. Paul was originally built
                                                  themselves from the synagogue
                                                                                 population (4th cent.) at 200,000,
                                                                                                                                                                   in the 11 th and 12th centuries A.D. and
                                                                                                                                                                                                     “Saint Paul Symposium and Ceremony”
                                                  about 20 years after Jesus’ death.
                                                                                 excluding children and slaves.
                                                                                                                                                                   underwent major renovation in 1862. There
                                                                                                                                                                                                     organised by the Vatican.
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