Jewish district in Istanbul tour
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- Jewish district of Istanbul
- Galata quarter
- Jewish Museum
- Ashkenazi Synagogue, the Neve Shalom Synagogue, the Italian Synagogue
- Jewish Apartments
All about the trip
Discover the rich history of the Jewish community in Istanbul. Explore the vibrant streets of the Galata quarter. Visit synagogues and the Jewish Museum.
The life of the Jewish community in Istanbul dates back for more than 1000 years. In the Ottoman era, Sultan Mehmet II encouraged half a million Jews who were persecuted in Spain and Portugal at that time to settle in the empire.
Stroll through the colorful streets of the Galata quarter on the northern bank of the Golden Horn. Listen to the amazing story of Abraham Camondo. See the Jewish Apartments and learn about the daily life of the community.
What is included in the price
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Istanbul
- Tour guide
- Entry fee to the Jewish Museum and the synagogues
What is not included in the price
- Food and beverages
To be able to get permission for entrance to synagogues we need to make a reservation. Please either bring a copy of your passport to our office in person or send it by fax 4 days before the tour. This tour does not take place during Jewish and Muslim religious holidays.
Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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