13. Balkan Congress of Human Genetics



On 20th April, we are starting to drive to Istanbul from Edirne at 7:30 a.m. As we arrive to the historical peninsula, we get off the bus and start walking tour with our tour guide. Our first visiting point is Topkapı Palace that was the center of the empire and had been built in the time of the Sultan II.Mehmet. After our visit of the palace, our next stop is Archeology Museums Complex which was built by Osman Hamdi Bey.

Then it’s lunch time. We are going to have our lunch in a famous place: Sultan Ahmet Meetball Restaurant. After lunch, we will go on our tour by visiting Hagia Sophia Church, the first Orthodox Church all over the world. It’is standing for nearly 1500 years and accepted as the center of permission and tolerance. After our visit, we are going to see historical Yerebatan Cistern which is also a Byzantium work that is coeval with Ayasofya.

Then we will see historical Roman Hippodrome that contains Obelisk, German Fountain and some historical columns. The final point that we will visit in historical peninsula is Blue Mosque which was built in the time of Sultan Ahmet. As we finish the peninsula visit, we get on our bus and drive to Kabataş to get on a boat to see the Bosphorus. The boat tour will last nearly 2 hours. After finishing our boat tour we go to the hotel we will accomodate.

• Transportation with Luxury Buses, 
• Sightseeing Tours
• Professional English Guidance throughout the Trip
• Compulsory Travel Insurance (Professional Liability)
• 1 lunch
• 2-hour Boat Trip on the Bosphorus 

• Accomodation
• Entrance Fees For Museums And Ruins

  • Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia Museum enterance fee is 70 TL Per Person
  • Basilica Cistern 10 TL per person (Museum Card is not valid)

** Excursion requires minimum 40 or 27 participants to operate. Details and prices are subject to change in accordance with the participation.

Per Person with bus (40-seater)
45,00 Euro
Per Person with midibus (27-seater)
55,00 Euro 
Double Room
80,00 €
Single Room
70,00 €

**Please mail esin@motto.tc for the registration