Turkish Delights: Classic to Contemporary

Immerse yourself in the ancient lands of Turkey and observe the evolution of its art and culture, from the Graeco-Roman past to the outstanding treasures of Turkey today.

Discover the cosmopolitan city of Istanbul, until the 20th century known as Constantinople and capital of the Eastern Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Unravel the complex history of this colourful city, strategically situated at the meeting point of Europe and Asia.

Explore the legendary besieged Bronze Age city of Troy, as well as the extraordinary archaeological site of Ephesus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Enjoy visits to handicraft workshops to see how master craftsmen and women have worked for centuries.

Be enchanted by the cave towns of Goreme, Urgup and Uchisar in the province of Cappadocia as well as the calcium terraces of Pamukkale.

Information available June/July 2019. Please click ‘Register Interest’ to receive further information when more details are available.

 

This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.

Tour code

AG2030