This is the story of the Turkish jews who were deported from Spain in 1492, now living in Türkey
for more than 500 years in peace & harmony.
Staringt after breakfast for a tour in Galata, the centuries-old Jewish neighborhood with its famous tower built by the Genoese. Visit to Neve Shalom Synagogue or Ashkenaz Synagogue (upon availability).
We will then drive to Balat along the Golden Horn, residential area of the Ottoman Jews where
the “Star of David” still appears on the facades of some buildings. Visit to Ahrida Synagogue, built in the 15th century and from outside Jewish Hospital (Or-Ahayim).
Visit to Zülfaris Jewish Museum of the Quincentennial Foundation and the “Oldies House”
We promise you an informative and fun half day.