Istanbul Small-Group Jewish Quarter Walking Tour Including Bosphorus Cruise and Lunch

Istanbul Small-Group Jewish Quarter Walking Tour Including Bosphorus Cruise and Lunch

Combine a walking tour of Istanbul’s Jewish district with a dose of city sightseeing and a Bosphorus cruise on this full-day tour. Stroll around Karaköy, previously known as Galata, to explore its Jewish heritage, and visit the Jewish Museum and synagogues as your guide tells you about Istanbul’s Jewish community. Then, savor a 3-course lunch, enjoy a Bosphorus cruise. Perfect if you’re short on time, this small-group tour is limited to 15 for a personalized experience.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Askenazi Synagogue, Yuksek Kaldirim Cad. No:27 Karakoy, Beyoglu, Istanbul Turkiye

It is the only currently active Ashkenazi synagogue in Istanbul open to visits and prayers.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Neve Shalom Synagogue, Buyuk Hendek Cad. No:61 Karakoy, Beyoglu, Istanbul Turkiye

Neve Shalom opened its doors in 1951, and since its opening day Neve Shalom Synagogue has witnessed many events and ceremonies.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews, Bereketzade Mah. Buyuk Hendek Cad. No: 39 Beyoglu, Next to Neve Salom Sinagogue, Istanbul 34421 Turkiye

The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews offers a diverse environment of museum experiences with temporary exhibits, conferences, seminars, concerts and various other events.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Schneidertempel Art Galery, Bankalar Cad. Felek Sok. No:1 Karakoy, Beyoglu, Istanbul Turkiye

Schneidertempel is a historic synagogue in Istanbul's historic Galata district, also known as the "Tailor's Synagogue."

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Kamondo Stairs, Merkez Mah. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul Turkiye

This curvaceous staircase was built circa 1870-1880 and was financed by the banker Abraham Camondo. The stairs were supposedly built to facilitate the transport of Camondo’s children to their school and as a shortcut for Camondo to reach Bankalar Caddesi.

Stop At: Misir Carsisi (Spice Market), Rustem Pasa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambari Sok. No:92 Eminonu - Fatih, Istanbul 34116 Turkiye

The most famous covered shopping complex after the Grand Bazaar

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Pierre Loti Tepesi, Idris Kosku Cad. Eyup, Istanbul 34050 Turkiye

The best view of the Golden Horn

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkiye

You will see the views of Dolmabahçe Palace, Leanders Tower, two suspension bridges, Rumeli Hisari Fortress, beautiful mansions by the shores of Bosphorus

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 09:00 AM
Duration: 450 To 500 Minutes
Start location: Ashkenazi Synagogue of Istanbul, Müeyyedzade, Yüksek Kaldırım Cd. No:27, 34425 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Türkiye
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up & drop off service provided only to European side and centrally located Istanbul hotels only.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • 1.5-hour Bosphorus sightseeing cruise
  • Lunch - 3-course lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Schneidertempel Art Galery
  • Entry/Admission - The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews
  • Entry/Admission - Bosphorus Strait

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Drinks with lunch (available to purchase)


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