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 slamic treasures as well as opportunities to relax and explore. – TAASA Review March 2023


This article was originally found in the March 2023 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 32, Issue 1, Page 27).

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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.

Lunch each day has been selected to allow us to sample some of the best known specialty restaurants in Istanbul. Included areBavtiiskitTsigtaoNaecgcelraii(mDEeTAdILs)ights such as Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Basilica Cistern, the Suleymaniye Mosque and the Rustem Pasha Mosque (praised for its exquisite decoration)...