ISTANBUL, CITY OF ART, 19 – 25 September 2023 TAASA has devised a special one week tour of Istanbul focusing on art, architecture and cultural highlights. The tour comprises excursions to famous mosques, museums full of Islamic treasures as well as opportunities to relax and explore. – TAASA Review December 2022


This article was originally found in the December 2022 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 31, Issue 4, Page 26).

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Included are visits to acclaimed sights such as Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Basilica Cistern, the Suleymaniye Mosque, and the Rustem Pasha Mosque (praised for its exquisite decoration).

Museums include the Topkapi Palace Museum, the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum and the Archaeological Museum with their extraordinary riches.

There will be a cruise to the Golden Horn and visits to the Spice Bazaar, the Grand Bazaar and the colourful food market of Kadikoy to add variety and spice to the tour. A more detailed itinerary and booking form can be obtained from Rob Lovell at Alumni Travel (0414 537 789)...