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7-Day Discover Istanbul and Izmir and Jewish Heritage Tour

7-Day Discover Istanbul and Izmir and Jewish Heritage Tour
Duration:
7 days
From:
USD 1649.00
What is less well known about Turkey is its Jewish Heritage. Turkey has been home to a Jewish presence for over 2,000 years and during the 15th Century many Jews settled in Turkey while escaping the Spanish Inquisition. The two main settlements are in Istanbul and Izmir and the emphasis will be on seeing some of the historic synagogues in both cities including what is reputedly the oldest one in the world dating back to 3AD. Combined with the Jewish Heritage are the Tours of Istanbul and Ephesus.

8 Day Turkey Tour With Istanbul, Cappadocia and Pamukkale Ephesus Domestic Flight Included

8 Day Turkey Tour With Istanbul, Cappadocia and Pamukkale Ephesus Domestic Flight Included
Duration:
8 days
From:
USD 813.32
Turkey has so much to offer the traveller, during their vacation, with its breathtaking natural beauty, unique historical sites and the famous Turkish hospitality. You discover as you step foot on the soil that holds intact remains from the Hittites to the Ottomans and more classical Hellenistic sites than Greece! On this small group Turkey tour, we will visit Cappadocia region with famous fairy chimneys and underground city, we will have a short visit to the Egyptian Spice Bazaar and a cruise along the European and Asian shores of the Bosphorous, ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white calcium terraces of Pamukkale, Aphrodisias, the famous city of Aphrodite and absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis.<br><br>

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Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) Information


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 IST Istanbul Ataturk Airport Info & Guide


Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Where is Istanbul Ataturk Airport?  


Istanbul straddles the Bosphorus, one of the world's busiest waterways—in northwestern Turkey, between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. As a result, half of Istanbul is in Europe, and the other half is in Asia.


The former Constantinople, the centre of many empires, is rich with history. Popular sights are the Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque and the Grand Baazar.


Istanbul Atatürk International Airport (IATA: IST, ICAO: LTBA), also referred to as Istanbul Atatürk Airport, or simply Istanbul Airport, is located in Yeşilköy, a neighbourhood in the Bakırköy district, on the European side of the city, 24 kilometres (15 miles) west of the central Istanbul, Turkey. The airport is named to honour Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the Republic of Turkey's first president.


In 2015, Istanbul Ataturk Airport served 61,322,729 passengers, making it the busiest airport in Turkey, followed by behind Antalya Airport (AYT)


Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the busiest of the city's two airports; the other, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), handles mostly domestic traffic.


IST airport  is a hub for Atlasjet, Freebird Airlines, Onur Air and Turkish Airlines. Other airlines that fly to Istanbul Ataturk Airport include Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, KLM, Lufthansa, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines.


Cities with flights to Istanbul Ataturk Airport include Abu Dhabi, Amman, Amsterdam, Athens, Bangkok, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Casablanca, Delhi, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, New York, Oslo, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Singapore, São Paulo, Tehran, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington DC.


Your best bet for a Istanbul Ataturk Airport transfer is the metro. Details on all options are included in this guide.


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Istanbul Airport services include:

  • Conference facilities
  • Mosques (open 24/7) - Check-in area (2), Domestic Departures (2), International transit area (2), Arrivals (2)
  • Luggage storage (open 24/7) - Arrivals area in both Domestic and International terminals




Additional Istanbul Ataturk Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2017