SEVEN CHURCHES OF REVELATION

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SEVEN CHURCHES OF REVELATION

Type: SEVEN CHURCHES OF REVELATION
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    Day 1: Arrival Day Istanbul
     
     
    Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul Airport, meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. (25km) After check into the hotel, meet at the lobby for welcome and info cocktail.
     
    Overnight : Istanbul.       Meals : Dinner
     
    Day 2: Istanbul
     
     
    After breakfast Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. We visit the Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place.
     
    Overnight in Istanbul.     Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
     
    Day 3: Smyrna - Pergamon
     
     
    Transfer from hotel to Istanbul airport for flight to Izmir. Arrival in Izmir. Drive to ancient Smyrna, was the second one of the seven Christian churches in Asia Minor to which St. John the Divine wrote (Revelation l-11). In the afternoon proceed to Thyatira, another one of the Seven Churches. See the remains of a Basilica and other ruins from the Roman Period.
     
    Overnight in Bergama.        Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
     
    Day 4: Pergamon
     
     
    Pergamon (Bergama). Visit the Acropolis with its pagan temples and Altar of Zeus. Continue to the healing center, Aesculapius.
     
    Overnight in Bergama.     Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
     
    Day 5: Sardis - Philadelphia - Pamukkale
     
     
    After breakfast depart for Sardes, another one of the Seven Churches mentioned by St. John. Continue to Philadelphia to, another one of the Christian congregations, and a city built in 2 BC by King Eumenos. Continue to Pamukkale (Hierapolis). Watch the sunset over the petrified waterfalls.
     
    Overnight in Pamukkale.     Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
     
    Day 6: Laodicea - Ephesus
     
     
    Visit Hierapolis and then Laodicea before continuing to Ephesus. See the final abode of the Virgin Mary where she spent her last years. Tour through ancient Ephesus to see the old synagogue, the theatre where St. Paul preached (Acts 10), the Library of Celsus and other sights.
     
    Overnight in Kusadasi.     Meals : Breakfast
     
    Day 7: Istanbul
     
     
    Transfer to the airport for the flight to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Free time in Grand Bazaar in the afternoon and Overnight in Istanbul.
     
    Day 8: Istanbul - End of Tour
     
    After breakfast check out from the hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another istanbul Voyage Travel Tour.
     
    Meals : Breakfast
     
     

    Includes :

     

    • Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk Airport.
    • 7 nights 4 star hotels including breakfast and dinner.
    • Domestic flight tickets Istanbul - Izmir - Istanbul.
    • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach.
    • Professional English-speaking tour guides.

    Excludes :

     

    • Personnel Expenses.
    • Drinks.
    • Any tipping you feel appropriate.
    • Meals unless stated.

    Specific Departure Dates :

     

    Summer Season : From 4 March to 5 November. Winter Season : From 6 November to 3 March.
     

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    Price per Adult : 1450.-€
    Price per Child (Age 0-2) : Free
    Price per Child (Age 3-7) : 775.-€
    Price per Child (Age 8-10) : 775.-€
    You can make your Tour Payment Cash or with Credit Card to our Guide during the tour.

     

    The Seven Churches of Revelation, also known as The Seven Churches of the Apocalypse and The Seven Churches of Asia, are seven major churches of Early Christianity, as mentioned in the New Testament Book of Revelation. "Churches" in this context refers to the community or local congregations of Christians living in each city, and not merely to the building or buildings in which they gathered for worship.[1][2]

    In an early part of the Revelation, on the Greek island of PatmosJesus Christ instructs his servant John of Patmos, through an angelic intermediary, to: "Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamum, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.

     

    The seven Churches are named for their locations. The Revelation provides descriptions of each Church.

    • Ephesus (Metropolis of Ephesus) (Revelation 2:1-7) - the church known for having laboured hard and not fainted, and separating themselves from the wicked; admonished for having forsaken its first love (2:4)
    • Smyrna (Metropolis of Smyrna) (Revelation 2:8-11) - the church admired for its tribulation and poverty; forecast to suffer persecution (2:10)
    • Pergamum (Metropolis of Pergamum) (Revelation 2:12-17) - the church located at 'Satan's seat'; needed to repent of allowing false teachers (2:16)
    • Thyatira (Revelation 2:18-29) - the church known for its charity, whose "latter works are greater than the former"; held the teachings of a false prophetess (2:20)
    • Sardis (See of Sardis) (Revelation 3:1-6) - the church that has a good name; cautioned to fortify itself and return to God through repentance (3:2-3)
    • Philadelphia (Metropolis of Philadelphia) (Revelation 3:7-13) - the church steadfast in faith, that had kept God's word and endured patiently (3:10)
    • Laodicea, near Denizli (see Laodicean Church) (Revelation 3:14-22) - the church that was lukewarm and insipid (to God) (3:16)

    The Seven Churches of Revelation, also known as The Seven Churches of the Apocalypse and The Seven Churches of Asia, are seven major churches of Early Christianity, as mentioned in the New Testament Book of Revelation. "Churches" in this context refers to the community or local congregations of Christians living in each city, and not merely to the building or buildings in which they gathered for worship.

    In an early part of the Revelation, on the Greek island of PatmosJesus Christ instructs his servant John of Patmos, through an angelic intermediary, to: "Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamum, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.

     

    The seven Churches are named for their locations. The Revelation provides descriptions of each Church.

    • Ephesus (Metropolis of Ephesus) (Revelation 2:1-7) - the church known for having laboured hard and not fainted, and separating themselves from the wicked; admonished for having forsaken its first love (2:4)
    • Smyrna (Metropolis of Smyrna) (Revelation 2:8-11) - the church admired for its tribulation and poverty; forecast to suffer persecution (2:10)
    • Pergamum (Metropolis of Pergamum) (Revelation 2:12-17) - the church located at 'Satan's seat'; needed to repent of allowing false teachers (2:16)
    • Thyatira (Revelation 2:18-29) - the church known for its charity, whose "latter works are greater than the former"; held the teachings of a false prophetess (2:20)
    • Sardis (See of Sardis) (Revelation 3:1-6) - the church that has a good name; cautioned to fortify itself and return to God through repentance (3:2-3)
    • Philadelphia (Metropolis of Philadelphia) (Revelation 3:7-13) - the church steadfast in faith, that had kept God's word and endured patiently (3:10)
    • Laodicea, near Denizli (see Laodicean Church) (Revelation 3:14-22) - the church that was lukewarm and insipid (to God) (3:16)

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