Visit us at ITB from
05 - 09/03/2014
Sevgi Tours -
Individual & group travel
Hall 3 2/201

HOLY CITIES IN ASIA MINOR 8 DAYS

Day 1- ISTANBUL

Upon arrival and clearing customs will be transferd to you hotel. Day at lesure.
Overnight at the hotel in Istanbul

Day 2 - CONSTANTINAPOLE.(2nd and 3rd Ecumenical Council Meetings)

İstanbul

Constantinapole was dedicated as capital of Byzantine Empire and splendidly rebuild by Constantine I. Visit to Hippodrome, 16 th century Blue Mosque, Topkapı city-palace of Ottoman Sultan's. Visit Famous Covered Bazaar.
Overnight at the hotel in Istanbul

Day 3 - DARDANELLES / TROY / TROAS

In the morning drive along the Marmara Sea arrive to Dardanelles. From Eceabat by ferryboat cross to Çanakkale. Visit to Homer's Troy. Excavations started by Heinnich Schliemann in 1870 and carried out by different archeologists. Visit the antique site where Trojan War took place. Refresh our memories on Homer's epic poem the İliad . Troas -St. Paul has visited Troas twice in his second journeys. ACTS 16,8,11 20,7 Drive though lanscape of olive trees arrive to Ayvalik.
Overnight at the hotel in Dikili

DARDANELLEN - TROJA - TROAS (A. PAULUS 2x IN TROAS)

Day 4- PERGAMUM / SMYRNA / KUSADASI

Drive from Ayvalik to Pergamum (Revelation 2:12,17) Visit the Acropolis, Asclepieum and the Red Court. (St.Jhon Basilica) Possibility to pray. - King Caracalla, Antipas and physician Galen has lived here Continue our drive to Smyrana (Revelation 2:8-11) - Polcarp, Ignatus, philosopher Anaxagaros,and Homer lived in Smyrna.
Overnight at the hotel in Kusadasi

Pergamon

Day 5- ST. JHON BASILICA / VIRGIN MARY'S HOUSE / EPHESUS

In the morning drive to Virgin Mary's house in Panaya Kapalu. Possibilitiy to pray. Visit to Basilica of St. Jhon. Artemision one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Today we will be visiting the most beatiful ancient city in the world, Ephesus.In the antique site we will be visiting Agora, Odeon the Prytaneion, Memmius Monument,Pollo Fountain, Dominitian Temple, The Curetes street, Hercules gate, Nymphaeum of Trajan, Scholastica baths, Hadrian temple,Celsus library and the Ephesus Museum. ACTS 19/20,17 (Revelation 2) -Important people who has visited Ephesus were- St.Jhon and Virgin Mary.
Overnight at the hotel in Kusadasi.

Ephesus - Celcus Bibliothek

Day 6 - APHRODISIAS / HIERAPOLIS

Today we will continue our drive through Meander river valley to Aphrodisias, an important cult and sculpture center. Visit the antique site of Aphrodisias. Continiue to Hierapolis. Apostle Philip was martyred here. After visiting the antique site, leisurly time in the thermal baths.
Overnight at the hotel in Hierapolis

MEANDER FLUSS - APHRODISIAS - HIERAPOLIS (Philippus u. Papia

Day 7- LAODECIA /COLLOSSEA

Visit the antique remains in Laodecia. Possibility to pray. (Revelation 3:14-22)St. Jhon has accused the people of Leodecia of being only lukewarms Chiristians.Drive to Colossea. "Greetings of St. Paul to Colosse". Possibilitiy to pray.Colossians 1:22-23 Drive through Taurus Mountains arrive to Antalya. Visit to antique site of Perge, where St Paul has given a speach to Pergaians.
Overnight at the hotel

4.TAG: An die Gemeinde in LAODIZEA (Offb 3,14-22)

Day 8 -

Transfer to the airport for your flight home

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