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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.
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Program No. 16878RJ
Length
4 days
Starts at
779
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
779
Program No. 16878 RJ

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DATES & starting prices
PRICES
May 13 - May 16, 2022
Starting at
779
Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2022
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779
Oct 14 - Oct 17, 2022
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779
Oct 21 - Oct 24, 2022
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779
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
May 13 - May 16, 2022
Starting at
1,039
Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2022
Starting at
1,039
Oct 14 - Oct 17, 2022
Starting at
1,039
Oct 21 - Oct 24, 2022
Starting at
1,039

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.

From Legends to History: Turkey's Legacy of Civilizations and Culture

The story of Turkey is a blend of cultures and people as beautifully complex as the mosaics left by the Byzantine. Join us and see for yourself what makes this country so unique.
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.