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Private Tour: Pompeii Rail Tour from Sorrento with Family Tour Option
"Meet your private guide at Sorrento train station and set out on your private morning or afternoon trip.At the station catch the train to Pompeii (own expense) and admire the Bay of Naples as your guide shares tales about the Roman town and how it lay buried under ash for centuries after the devastating eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD.After a roughly 30-minute journ leave the train and walk to the Pompeii site entrance. Head inside (own expense) with your guide and enjoy a walking tour of the highlights.As you stroll listen avidly as your guide describes the rituals of daily life here and how 20000 of Pompeii’s citizens perished in the eruption. As this is a private tour talk to your guide about seeing more or less of any sites so they can tailor the itinerary to your particular interests.Walk down the well-preserved streets
From EUR43.00
 
Highlights of Trabzon Tour with Private Guide
"Once you arrive to the Port of Trabzon your private guide will be waiting to lead you to your own vehicle in which you can relax as your private shore excursion to Sumela Monastery.Sumela Monastery is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to Virgin Mary which was built between 75AD and 95AD and founded in 386AD during reign of the Emperor Theodosius I Legend has it that two priests undertook its creation after discovering a miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary in a cave on the mountain. During its long history the monastery fell into ruin several times and was restored by various emperors. During the 6th century it was restored and enlarged by General Belisarius at the behest of Justinian.After the visit of Sumela Monastery we will head to St Sophia Museum which is a Chalcedonian (Greek Orthodox) church located in the city of Trabzon in the north-eastern the founder of Turkish Republic. The manor maintains its original decor and truly reflects the atmosphere of an early 20th century Turkish mansion.Before returning to your cruise ship
From EUR670.00
 
Highlights of Trabzon Tour with Private Guide
"Once you arrive to the Port of Trabzon your private guide will be waiting to lead you to your own vehicle in which you can relax as your private shore excursion to Sumela Monastery.Sumela Monastery is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to Virgin Mary which was built between 75AD and 95AD and founded in 386AD during reign of the Emperor Theodosius I Legend has it that two priests undertook its creation after discovering a miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary in a cave on the mountain. During its long history the monastery fell into ruin several times and was restored by various emperors. During the 6th century it was restored and enlarged by General Belisarius at the behest of Justinian.After the visit of Sumela Monastery we will head to St Sophia Museum which is a Chalcedonian (Greek Orthodox) church located in the city of Trabzon in the north-eastern the founder of Turkish Republic. The manor maintains its original decor and truly reflects the atmosphere of an early 20th century Turkish mansion.Before returning to your cruise ship
From EUR670.00

More Things to Do in Mardin

Deyrulzafaran Monastery.

Deyrulzafaran Monastery, also known as Mor Hananyo Monastery, was built in 493. It is the oldest still working monastery in the world. It's a very easy trip there with taxi. It sits about 5km east of...
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Oct 19, 2015

Mediaeval City Walls

Most of Mardin's mediaeval city walls have disappeared, but a small section has survived in the south-eastern (lower) part of the city. Attached are photos I took while driving by it on Yeni Yol...
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Feb 09, 2015

The Mardin Castle

Perched on top of the flat summit of a 1300m mountain, the Mardin Citadel can be seen from a great distance as one approaches the city. Its strategic position, some 600 metres above the Mesopotamian...
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Feb 05, 2015

Savour the views over Mesopotamia

Anyone visiting Mardin would agree that one of its most unforgettable memories is seeing the incredible view over the Mesopotamian plain. One immediately understands why this site has been an...
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Feb 05, 2015

Catch the views over Mardin

When in Mardin, one must not forget that the view of Mardin is as incredible as the view from Mardin. The city, which consists of stacked stone mansions interspersed by cylindrical minarets and ribbed...
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Feb 04, 2015

Reyhaniye Mosque

Hidden within the souks of Mardin, just below Cumhuriyet Caddesi, Reyhaniye Camii is one of the city's largest mosques. I did not have a chance to enter it, but could tell that consisted of two...
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Feb 03, 2015
 
 
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Grand Mosque - Interior

The main prayer hall of the Grand Mosque of Mardin is similar in size to the courtyard, though slightly longer (measuring 51m x 13m). It was originally accessed from the courtyard via four doorways,...
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Feb 03, 2015

Grand Mosque - Minaret

The primary symbol of the city, the cylindrical minaret of the Grand Mosque of Mardin is often a postcard picture against the Mesopotamian plain in the background. It is said that when the mosque was...
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Feb 03, 2015

The Grand Mosque of Mardin

Referred to as al-Jameh al-Kabir in Arabic and Ulu Camii in Turkish, the Grand Mosque of Mardin dates from the 11th century Seljuk period. However, construction continued well into the Artukid period...
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Feb 03, 2015

Artukid Caravanserai

As its name indicates, this caravanserai was built during the Artukid period, in 1275. After it was abandoned a few centuries later, it was purchased by the Mungan family and reconfigured into a...
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Jan 30, 2015

Sultan Isa Madrassa (Zinciriye) - Grand Portal

It is difficult not to stand in awe in front of the incredibly stunning grand portal of the Sultan Isa Madrassa. Beautiful geometric motifs frame the portal, and within this frame is a trilobed arch,...
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Jan 27, 2015

Latifiye Mosque

Named after the Artukid Sultan Abdullatif who built it, this mosque dates from 1371. It is one of Mardin's largest mosques and, though austere in style, it is also one of its most beautiful. The...
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Jan 27, 2015

Sultan Isa Madrassa (Zinciriye Medrese)

One of Mardin’s finest buildings, Sultan Isa Madrassa is a theological school built in 1385 by the last Artukid Sultan, Melik Nejmeddin Isa bin Muzaffer, on one of the highest levels in Mardin,...
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Jan 27, 2015

Sultan Isa (Zinciriye) Madrassa - Interior

The interior of Sultan Isa Madrassa consists of two courtyards (major and minor), a mausoleum, a mosque, and study chambers. Nowadays, visitors enter via the major courtyard, rather than the...
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Jan 27, 2015

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