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16878
Turkey

Extension: Istanbul: Ancient City - Modern City

Extend your adventure in Istanbul to gain deeper insight into the story of the city as you visit museums, palaces, religious sites and grand monuments.
Rating (5)
Program No. 16878RJ
Length
4 days
Starts at
849
Turkey

Extension: Istanbul: Ancient City - Modern City

Extend your adventure in Istanbul to gain deeper insight into the story of the city as you visit museums, palaces, religious sites and grand monuments.
Length
4 days
Starts at
849
Length
4 days
Rating (5)
Starts at
849
Program No. 16878RJ

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DATES & starting prices
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May 12 - May 15, 2023
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849
May 19 - May 22, 2023
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849
Sep 29 - Oct 2, 2023
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849
Oct 13 - Oct 16, 2023
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849
Oct 20 - Oct 23, 2023
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849
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
May 12 - May 15, 2023
Starting at
1,129
May 19 - May 22, 2023
Starting at
1,129
Sep 29 - Oct 2, 2023
Starting at
1,129
Oct 13 - Oct 16, 2023
Starting at
1,129
Oct 20 - Oct 23, 2023
Starting at
1,129

At a Glance

Delve deeper into the ancient and contemporary cultures of Turkey. From the Istanbul Archaeology Museum and the lavish Dolmabahce Palace to Istanbul’s Modern Art Museum and bustling squares — experts immerse you in the real Istanbul, bringing to life the city’s heritage of cultural fusion.

Program Extension

To take this extension, enroll in this main program first.

The Best of Turkey: A Journey by Land and Gulet

Go off the beaten path as you explore the Turkey seldom seen by tourists. From a private Sufi and Zikr ritual to expert-led walks and sailing excursions, this adventure has it all.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to one mile a day; some uneven terrain.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Marvel at the exquisite Sarcophagus of Alexander the Great and Sarcophagus of the Mourning Women at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum.
  • Visit the Dolmabahce Palace, the second palace of the Ottoman Sultans built in mid-19th century.
  • Gain an insight into Turkey’s contemporary art scene at the Istanbul Modern Art Museum.

General Notes

This program may only be taken as an extension of "From Legends to History: Turkey's Legacy of Civilizations and Culture" (#12828). Because of the special nature of this program, we request that you call us to enroll. Please call toll free at (800) 454-5768, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET.





Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.