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Welcome to Istanbul. You will be met upon arrival at the airport by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon with our guide head out to explore the The Basilica Cistern (Turkish: Yerebatan Sarayı - "Sunken Palace", or Yerebatan ... cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul.
After breakfast enjoy a full day tour of the magnificent city of Istanbul. Explore Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque and the Roman Hippodrome; once home to chariot races, gladiatorial battles and public executions, before trying your hand at a spot of haggling in the Grand Bazaar.
Early this morning, we assist you in catching the fast ferry to Bursa. Arriving here, meet our guide and driver who will take you on a full day tour to see some of the city highlights being the first city of the Ottoman empire it is packed with incredible architecture.
This morning, departing early we visit Troy, the ancient city made famous by Homer’s Odyssey and the fable of Helen, Achilles and the Trojan horse. Afterwards drive on to visit Bergama, the site of the ancient city of Pergamum which remained hidden from the modern world until 1871. Pergamum, one of Turkey’s oldest civilised settlements, inhabited since pre-historic times through to Ionic, Roman and Byzantine civilizations. You will have the chance to visit the ancient acropolis situated on top of a steep hill and the aforementioned Altar of Zeus. Afterwards, we drive onto your hotel.
This morning you will drive to the ancient and magnificent city of Ephesus, one of the largest and most well preserved ancient city’s in the Mediterranean, with Roman theatres, fountains, buildings, churches and temples. Ephesus was originally built on the north slope of Mount Pion in 1000 BC but was later relocated to its current location in 4th century BC.
Sadly your time with us has come to an end, we will transfer you to Izmir airport in time for your flight onward.
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