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The tour will include the visits of;

St. Savior in Chora - (Kariye Museum): Originally built as the primary structure of a Byzantine monastery complex, today only the church--dedicated to Jesus Christ the Savior-- has survived. Visitors today flock to this church to see its exquisitely beautiful frescoes.

Eyup Mosque: This mosque is the burial place of Eyup Ensari, the standard bearer to the Prophet Mohammed, who is said to have died during the first Arab siege of Constantinople in the 7th century. Today this mosque ranks as an important Islamic pilgrimage site.

Grand Bazaar: An historical shopping center that ranks as the biggest souk in the world, with nearly 4000 shops featuring antiques, gold, carpets and leatherwear.

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