Religious Tourism

  • Ahrida was founded in the 15th century by Macedonian Jews and restored in the 17th century. Neve Shalom Synagogue, despite being relatively new, is the most imp
  • Akdamar is an island in Lake Van featuring works of art in the 10th-century church of the Holy Cross. Stone carvings on the walls of the church are noteworthy.
  • One of the most important Christian monuments of all time, this ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th centu
  • The Ayasofya (St. Sophia) Cathedral was the seat of the first ecumenical council of 325 and the seventh council of 787.
  • Here the early Christians took refuge from Roman persecution. Numerous religious cave paintings display evidence of early Christianity. This is a unique, fascin
  • This is a 13th-century theological school. The minarets are decorated with a unique tile design. The doors are a magnificent example of stone carving.
  • This is one of the most important monasteries belonging to the Syrian Jacobites and is still active today. Mor Gabriel Monastery is also in this area.
  • This pilgrimage center for Christians was home to the Virgin Mary and St. John. Ephesus is the first of the churches mentioned in Revelation chapters 1-3. The a
  • Hacı Bayram Veli was a prominent Sufi leader known for his immense tolerance. This complex contains a 15th-century mosque and memorial shrine (türbe). It is adj
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