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Mosaic Museum Walking Tour

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Istanbul, Turkey

  • Activities

    Museum Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    $41 USD per person
  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    9:00am - 1:00pm

  • Starting Location

    Pick up from your hotel in Istanbul.

  • Price Includes

    Pick up transfer to/from your hotel in Istanbul; Entrance fees; Guided tour of the Mosaic Museum; Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach; Professional English-speaking tour guide.

Highlights

  • See mosaics that depict the faces of Emperors.
  • Learn about the mosaics that tell stories of hunting and capturing wild beasts.
  • Explore the museum and see mosaics that date back to the Byzantine period.

Trip Info

In the 1950′s, archaeologists found mosaics dating back to the Byzantine period that were¬†buried behind the Blue mosque in Istanbul.
These mosaics have been underground and forgotten about for centuries but, now have been turned into a public museum. The mosaic museum contains mosaics depicting the faces of Emperors as well as stories of hunting and capturing wild beasts.

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