Chora church small group walking tour with a local guide
Attractions & guided tours

Chora church small group walking tour with a local guide

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Get insights into the Chora church from a local guide
  • Take memorable pictures of the traces of medieval Constantinople
  • Visit the UNESCO-listed site in a small group
What to expect

Visit Chora church in Istanbul and explore the fascinating UNESCO-listed archaeological site with a licensed guide. See what medieval Constantinople looked like and get some amazing pictures for your Instagram! This experience is part of Iconic Insiders, a selection of tours designed for first-time visitors to uncover what matters and get oriented in a new city. Your destination insider is a licensed guide who will offer recommendations and highlight the most visually attractive places on the itinerary

Meet your guide at the entrance of the Hagia Sophia and travel together to Chora church. During the ride, your guide will go over the history of Constantinople, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Once arrived, the inside of the church will take your breath away. Most of the interior is covered with works of art depicting the lives of Christ and the Virgin Mary. Pause to take photos of these fascinating mosaics and frescoes and learn their history from your guide. By the end, you can choose to stay longer inside or enjoy a stroll around the neighborhood.

End with free time to explore the area on your own or return with your guide to the city.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Staff have their temperatures checked regularly
  • What's included
    • 2-hour small-group tour
    • Friendly local guide
    • Roundtrip transfer by taxi
    • Entrance fees
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 4-11)
    • Infants (age 0-3): free admission

    Please note that there is no need to book a ticket for infants.

    Where

    Cankurtaran, Welcome Card Meeting Point, Park İçi Yolu, Fatih/İstanbul, Türkiye

    Meeting point:
    Meet your destination insider at the Hürrem Sultan Hamam 10 minutes before the start of the tour. Look for the red uniform with a sign of the Istanbul Welcome Card.
    What to remember
    • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
    • You will visit in a small group of up to 16 people. The small-group size gives you a personalized experience away from the crowds
    • The tour requires a minimum of 2 people per booking
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Istanbul Welcome Card
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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